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post #1431 of 1922
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Originally Posted by Captain Mayhem View Post

well, my i5 died a rather horrific death two days ago. During a lap, it either got zapped or shorted out from metallic particles.

I'll be on an ITX rig with an i3 2120 for the next little while. In a few months time, it'll be an i5 3570k

D: That sucks. That's why I would never lap my cpu personally, no matter the circumstance. And that's because I already worry too much!
Edited by tyguy - 1/20/13 at 9:12am
post #1432 of 1922
Hi new to overclocking is a high base clock better than a high multiplier
post #1433 of 1922
If it is an unlocked chip the multiplier should be higher. If not the base clock will be higher. An unlocked chip will be like a 3xxxk. The k means unlocked.
post #1434 of 1922
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well, my i5 died a rather horrific death two days ago. During a lap, it either got zapped or shorted out from metallic particles.

I'll be on an ITX rig with an i3 2120 for the next little while. In a few months time, it'll be an i5 3570k

Thats what water and wet sand paper is for.... Then a good cleaning before reinstalling. Lapped all but 1 of my processors and no issues that way.
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post #1435 of 1922
Anyone in here running a 780? I'm wondering if the 760 will be a bottleneck for games...I'm @ 3.8 BTW.

THANKS!
post #1436 of 1922
hmmm, I just have my old 5850 paired with my 760. With a 780 you would have a bottleneck compared to say a overclocked 4770K or something of the like but how bad I'm not sure. I imagine in game it wouldn't be hardly noticeable with the eye candy on and frame limited for a 60Hz but low res/low settings pushing for max fps would take a pretty good hit compared to newer high end CPU's. Then of course bench scores will be off as well but I don't think you're shooting for any HWBOT submissions. Just a guess though.
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post #1437 of 1922
I got my answer on [H]...

"I had an i5 760@3.8GHz with a GTX460 about a year ago... Jumping to a 4.5GHz 3570k did provide a much better gameplay in BF3 than what I expected. Especially on big, open 64 player maps, the extra horsepower (even with a relatively low power video card) on the CPU end DOES help quite a bit. Haswell at 4.2 should make for quite a big upgrade for you."

Guess I'll be upgrading to Haswell soon...I wonder if I can get away wo/ reinstalling windows. rolleyes.gif
post #1438 of 1922
rolleyes.gif That's not much of an answer either. My 760 handled my SLI 460's just fine in BF3.

With a low powered card you can guess you would be running some reduced graphic settings, hence CPU making a larger difference then if you were running a stronger card with all the eye candy I know you like.

Not to say that you won't see a defference jumping to Haswell. Just maybe not as big as what you might expect from the $ spent as far as in game experience goes.

Do some before and after upgrade testing for us to see, will be interesting. thumb.gif
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post #1439 of 1922
I'm also hugely looking forward to SATA 3. I briefly played around w/ some Sandy Bridge parts a couple years ago before returning them and I recall my SSD was quite a bit snappier. I was going to go for the Maximus VI Hero, but now I think I'm going to settle for the Z87 Plus for less than half the cost and likely all of the performance. Not sure about i5 vs i7 yet though.

Also, I was foolishly expecting to see 95% usage consistently in a variety of games. I did not see that and it's the reason I'm getting rid of the 660's.
post #1440 of 1922
I wish I would have splurged on an i7 with Ivy but I do a lot of video rendering.
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