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we were talking about adjusting the BLK, which is very difficult to do on 1155


It's not like 8x pcie really effects anything.
I cant wait to see 1366 guys argue this! I agree though, diff is very minor, test prove it also. I wonder if this will be the same on this new tech also and with higher clocks?

To the OP, just wait for SB. It will be the next best thing, even if it is not "faster" in real world gaming "everyone" will probably have to have it.
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Using the multiplier just seems really noob lol. I hope it's worth the wait.+ rep to all!
Its just a new way intel is making everyone overclock...

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It's isn't noob when you can hit 5.2Ghz on air

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I cant wait to see 1366 guys argue this! I agree though, diff is very minor, test prove it also. I wonder if this will be the same on this new tech also and with higher clocks?

To the OP, just wait for SB. It will be the next best thing, even if it is not "faster" in real world gaming "everyone" will probably have to have it.
Heh... Single gpu wont be much difference.. But when you get more then 2... That gap will show..

Those who have fast GPU'S High res monitors or multi monitors will suffer with SB.

And all this 5ghz stable on Air noob talk really needs to stop...
Until people get these chips and see what it can do i would keep my mouth Shut..

Sb Fan boy's Trolling these threads and filling them full of hot air.... Really needs to stop until you can back them up.

And so far from what has been posted... Sb is really un impressive to say the least... But the early Release Is a mainstream socket so we should not be expecting much out of it...

When Ivy comes around or SB ep and the Pci lanes are DBl for the Enthusiast people then we will have something to talk about...
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Heh... Single gpu wont be much difference.. But when you get more then 2... That gap will show..

Those who have fast GPU'S High res monitors or multi monitors will suffer with SB.

And all this 5ghz stable on Air noob talk really needs to stop...
Until people get these chips and see what it can do i would keep my mouth Shut..

Sb Fan boy's Trolling these threads and filling them full of hot air.... Really needs to stop until you can back them up.

And so far from what has been posted... Sb is really un impressive to say the least... But the early Release Is a mainstream socket so we should not be expecting much out of it...

When Ivy comes around or SB ep and the Pci lanes are DBl for the Enthusiast people then we will have something to talk about...
Some of us have contacts that use SB 24/7 @4.8GHz

So all this jelly 1366 talk really needs to stop


SB is still under NDA, so we can't show proof yet.
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post #15 of 52
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Some of us have contacts that use SB 24/7 @4.8GHz

So all this jelly 1366 talk really needs to stop


SB is still under NDA, so we can't show proof yet.
I can do that 2?

So a select few can does that mean all can? Not..

I also know people with SB and your claims are ridiculous to say the least.

And At best the Majority will reach 4.5ghz on Air 24/7 Oh wait ive already done that.
    
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Just wait. You will be able to score some sweet deals on 1336 stuff on the OCN marketplace. Personally I think either is fine, they both give plenty of performance and more so it's a win win either way.
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Well hell then...

You woulden't mind selling me that 980x would you then? Id love to do some benching with that
    
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That's a non K i5 chip in the link.
The K series i7's i5's can go to 5ghz and beyond.

The only downside I can see right off the bat for the 1155 based chips is the lack of 2 x PCIEx16. The 1366 based i7's have this.

Either way, prices will move on or around the 9th when SB is officially announced.
I linked it specifically for the bus speed wiggle room, not the CPU multiplier wiggle room. Obviously we've seen the 5Ghz capabilities of the unlocked CPU's.


As for the 1366's POV, you have nothing to worry about when it comes to running current cards at 8x8x rather than 16x16x PCI-e. The difference in performance is negligible or just not there. Maybe later in 2011 though. But personally I'd say the 2600K with it's 4 cores and 8 threads would mostly be a sidegrade from the 1366 performing probably roughly the same when comparing clocks. Keeping in mind that some more clock for clock performance is expected from Sandy Bridge, and the better overclocking capabilities they have as well.
Edited by MasterFire - 12/27/10 at 10:47pm
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Heh... Single gpu wont be much difference.. But when you get more then 2... That gap will show..Those who have fast GPU'S High res monitors or multi monitors will suffer with SB.

And all this 5ghz stable on Air noob talk really needs to stop...
Until people get these chips and see what it can do i would keep my mouth Shut..

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When Ivy comes around or SB ep and the Pci lanes are DBl for the Enthusiast people then we will have something to talk about...
Test show SLI/ CF 16X16 vs 8X8 on current gen is minimal. Are you saying it is a big diff on SB?
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