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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 #41 of 46
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
Wow Jean Luc you have the exact same setup i have but I have 2 2600K ES and 2x570GTS and my UD7, I didn't spend a penny to copy you! ahhahahah you are lucky you get to post results! I have to wait.
You son of a .....

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A list of smart people:
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Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post
Yep Sandy bridge is a Downgrade if you have Highend 1366 set up...
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post
Seems like anyone with a good 1366 setup should skip this as this isn't really an upgrade IMO.
All this discuss should been on another 1366 Vs. 1155(SB) thread.
Simply, SB is mainstream.
Edited by Colt - 12/27/10 at 5:12am
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post #43 of 46
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Originally Posted by Nvidia4life View Post
First: How many cores does it have? How many Virtual cores does it have? (Example core i7 has 4 cores and 4 threads Which equals 8 virtual threads.)
that might be the worst explanation of physical vs logical cores ever.
its called hyperthreading.

Sandy Bridge is def an improvement over i7, but I wouldnt go splurging to replace a 1366 rig. at least not until we see some of the higher end models.

I mean my q9550 still does everything I need... Next upgrade for me will be later model SB or IB... If i had a 1366 I wouldnt even be thinking about it.
    
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post #44 of 46
Ill skip Sandy Bridge and wait for Ivy Bridge... Not much improvement IMO, I swear people are over exaggerating about it..
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post #45 of 46
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Ill skip Sandy Bridge and wait for Ivy Bridge... Not much improvement IMO, I swear people are over exaggerating about it..
Exactly!
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post #46 of 46
You might see a small improvement going from your 950 to a 2600K, but it really won't be much. Definitely not worth changing your CPU, motherboard and RAM for (SB uses dual channel RAM so you'll have to reconsider there).

Ivy Bridge will replace the current i7-9xx processors, that's what you should be looking to upgrade to.
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