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Yeah. I was really looking forward to scratching the upgrade itch early in the new year, but sadly that won't be happening any time soon without jumping back into the AMD camp again. redface.gif
http://www.techpowerup.com/155727/NVIDIA-GeForce-Kepler-Roadmap-Compiled.html
If the roadmap holds true, then it looks like the GTX 580 successor will be a dual GPU part, with a super single chip coming out much later that will replace the GTX 590. eek.gif
The positive spin is whoever bought their 570's and 580's this same time last year are really getting their money's worth now. tongue.gif

That's me and I'm stoked on the late release! My wife would kill me if I spent another $1200.00 on computer parts without waiting a little while. Thinking about Ivy Bridge though...
 
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That's me and I'm stoked on the late release! My wife would kill me if I spent another $1200.00 on computer parts without waiting a little while. Thinking about Ivy Bridge though...

Yep, Ivy Bridge, depending on reviews. The Sandy E wouldn't have done much for me.
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Yep, Ivy Bridge, depending on reviews. The Sandy E wouldn't have done much for me.

Yeah I'm thinking I already have the mobo for it, why not? Of course I'm sure there will be some new mobo that I need released with the chip.

LOL I just noticed your one build is labeled Cthulu! Those were some good episodes of South Park. biggrin.gif
 
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Yep, Ivy Bridge, depending on reviews. The Sandy E wouldn't have done much for me.

Yeah I'm thinking I already have the mobo for it, why not? Of course I'm sure there will be some new mobo that I need released with the chip.

LOL I just noticed your one build is labeled Cthulu! Those were some good episodes of South Park. biggrin.gif

So your ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 is running i5 2500K CPU and is also Ivy Bridge ready?

If I have four Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz (4x4) tri-channel sticks can I run them in that board?

I'm building a second rig with a i5 2500k or i7 2600K CPU next month and looking for a newer mother board that is also Ivy Bridge ready (like to keep that door open) and run my 580 GPU.

Can anyone reccommend any MSI board equivalant around the $200 price that can run Sandy and Ivy? smile.gif
     
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So your ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 is running i5 2500K CPU and is also Ivy Bridge ready?
If I have four Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz (4x4) tri-channel sticks can I run them in that board?
I'm building a second rig with a i5 2500k or i7 2600K CPU next month and looking for a newer mother board that is also Ivy Bridge ready (like to keep that door open) and run my 580 GPU.
Can anyone reccommend any MSI board equivalant around the $200 price that can run Sandy and Ivy? smile.gif

Well, 2600K. I better fix my system specs...doh.gif

Yeah, it will take four sticks, and has USB 3.0

Not quite as quick as the i7-970 for 3DMark11...http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2334874
Well, not yet anyway. 3D11 seems to one of the few apps that benefits from the extra cores/threads.
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Yep, Ivy Bridge, depending on reviews. The Sandy E wouldn't have done much for me.

Yeah I'm thinking I already have the mobo for it, why not? Of course I'm sure there will be some new mobo that I need released with the chip.

LOL I just noticed your one build is labeled Cthulu! Those were some good episodes of South Park. biggrin.gif

So your ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 is running i5 2500K CPU and is also Ivy Bridge ready?

If I have four Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz (4x4) tri-channel sticks can I run them in that board?

I'm building a second rig with a i5 2500k or i7 2600K CPU next month and looking for a newer mother board that is also Ivy Bridge ready (like to keep that door open) and run my 580 GPU.

Can anyone reccommend any MSI board equivalant around the $200 price that can run Sandy and Ivy? smile.gif

MSI huh? Not sure why but ok, a little mre pricey but this one looks pretty sweet.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130610

Or here it is as an open box.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130610R
Saves you 50 bucks.

Or heres the next model down.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130611

I personally would go with z68 at this point. More likely to get Ivy support although supposedly the p67 boards will too (I also have the p67 evo).

Asus and gigabyte make some great 1155 boards. I would be looking at them before MSI. But to each is own.
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Thanks Lightsout for confirming those MSI boards. I've never used an MSI mobo. I do like the ASUS taking my current Sabertooth X58 into consideration. +1 rep for being very helpful all the time on the threads bud.

Any reason I should know about on why not MSI though? Are they not as good of builds like their GPU's?

Also as mother boards go, I'd never get an open box mobo. Just way to much that went wrong from the pervious owner on the return etc. I'll pay for a brand new one still sealed. wink.gif

How do you like your current ASUS P8P67 EVO B3? Solid build?
     
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Thanks Lightsout for confirming those MSI boards. I've never used an MSI mobo. I do like the ASUS taking my current Sabertooth X58 into consideration. +1 rep for being very helpful all the time on the threads bud.

Any reason I should know about on why not MSI though? Are they not as good of builds like their GPU's?

Also as mother boards go, I'd never get an open box mobo. Just way to much that went wrong from the pervious owner on the return etc. I'll pay for a brand new one still sealed. wink.gif

How do you like your current ASUS P8P67 EVO B3? Solid build?

Yah I love this board. Had it since launch day, well I sent it in with the whole sata problem.

MSI gpus are great, there board sort of had a reputation for being subpar. Especially on the amd side. I know the quality has gotten better since they had so many issues but its just not a brand I prefer. If you look around here Asus and Gigabyte dominate. I'm an asus fan myself when it comes to mobo. If a brand serves me well I tend to stick with it. So thats not to say msi is no good. But I do hate their UEFI biggrin.gif

If you never have worked with 1155 they can be a bit fussy. Double boots, from a cold boot stuff like that. Mine doesn't really do it anymore. I think it has to do with ram. The UD4 I had did it as well, nothing to worry about just a heads up when you get yours.
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Well I may join the club seems as I now have upgraded my 460's to some Gigabyte 580 3gb's, couldn't be happier either.... well I may have been if the Lightning Extremes weren't discontinued just as I went to buy them frown.gif

Excellent cool and quiet cards, I will post some benches. I couldn't get the cards stable at stock without raising the voltage to 1.035v when I was using the latest WHQL drivers but they run fine at 1v stock and 900/2200 at about 1.13v with the new beta drivers (not sure at all why!) which still doesn't run any hotter than 75 degrees on air. So couldn't be happier.

Has anyone bought directly from the EVGA website store before? I'm interested in getting the 580 back plate as there not a bad price and I want to know is shipping free? (I'm ordering from their european site to the UK)




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If you never have worked with 1155 they can be a bit fussy. Double boots, from a cold boot stuff like that. Mine doesn't really do it anymore. I think it has to do with ram. The UD4 I had did it as well, nothing to worry about just a heads up when you get yours.

Tell me more about this,I have problems were if I restart or an oc fails, it actually powers off instead of restarting, then powers on and sometimes powers off again a few seconds later before finally working again. Sometimes it'll just keep powering on and off until I pull out the power cable give it a couple of seconds and then plug it back in and turn on. I thought it might be to do with memory like as it happens more when I overclock or add more volts to my RAM.


How did you fix this too?
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hi all,just purchase a 570 gtx and changing from ati to nvidea now after 10 years.

will put the new card in tomorrow and see what its like....got a 6870 at the moment.
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