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Poll Results: Will sandybridge be a WISE/SmART upgrade from core i7

 
  • 5% (4)
    Yes get the SB it will be huge difference!!
  • 76% (51)
    No I would stay with your i7 its more then Okay!!
  • 5% (4)
    Merry christmas YESS get SB
  • 11% (8)
    Who cares
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post #11 of 46
inpai has got a direct benchy between core i7 875 and i7 2600k and it turns out the sb i7 2600k is around 5-8% faster than i7 875 clock for clock.....
post #12 of 46
Wait until Ivy if you want to upgrade and even then unless games really jumped in what they need to power them an i7 will still be extreme overkill.
post #13 of 46
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Originally Posted by Nvidia4life View Post
cause if its faster im going to start parting out my system.
Dude that would be a waste of time and money. Your system is going to be among the best until ivy bridge. So I recommend you to say and wait for ivy. The only thing I would add is an other 470 in sli
    
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Dude that would be a waste of time and money. Your system is going to be among the best until ivy bridge. So I recommend you to say and wait for ivy. The only thing I would add is an other 470 in sli
+1 the biggest difference you can add now is another 470.
    
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post #15 of 46
If you are running an I7 currently, I doubt you will see any difference in gaming at all. Increases over current series should be 3-8%.
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post #16 of 46
I may do a Sandy Bridge or Bulldozer build soon myself as they will be a nice upgrade to my Athlon II but if I currently had an I7, it would be kind of foolish to go to Sandy Bridge and expect any noticable gains.

We are seeing these stores about 5.0Ghz on air (most Intel funded) and thinking how extreme. The reality is on HWBOT, there are lots of 4.6ghz and higher runs on air with current I7's. I expect lower voltages in this series will allow on average higher overclocks but nothing super extreme!

----be on alert for the 18-17-16 countdown to Sandy Bridge posters who are sure to hit this thread with 100 posts per day on stories of lifelong glory.---- LOL
Edited by Madclock - 12/25/10 at 5:10pm
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post #17 of 46
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Originally Posted by Madclock View Post
I may do a Sandy Bridge or Bulldozer build soon myself as they will be a nice upgrade to my Athlon II but if I currently had an I7, it would be kind of foolish to go to Sandy Bridge and expect any noticable gains.

We are seeing these stores about 5.0Ghz on air (most Intel funded) and thinking how extreme. The reality is on HWBOT, there are lots of 4.6ghz and higher runs on air with current I7's. I expect lower voltages in this series will allow on average higher overclocks but nothing super extreme!
Im 4.5ghz on Air

When i get my loop hooked up in the next 2 weeks i hope to try and push 5ghz....
    
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post #18 of 46
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Im 4.5ghz on Air

When i get my loop hooked up in the next 2 weeks i hope to try and push 5ghz....
Super nice system you have there! Keep it up!
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post #19 of 46
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post #20 of 46
I think the best situation to upgrade to SB is if you still have a 775 c2d
    
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