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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
Intel specs say 1.52v max.

Different architecture = different specs
Holy crap. So most chips will be able to clock 4.6-4.8Ghz at 1.45V 24/7/365?

I'll answer my own question: Is the Sandy Bridge 2500K the new I7 920/Q6600? YES!?

I always thought max voltage would go down as Intel kept stealing our nanometers. My thinking was that max voltage scales with nanometers.

Oh god. I really want a SB 2500K! I can see it now, 4.6-4.8Ghz under water at 1.45V or less! My E8500 is sitting at 3.6Ghz because I'm too lazy to overclock. 1Ghz or higher than my current set up, PLUS two more cores and faster clock for clock! I think SB is 15% faster CFC than Nehalem which was 15-20% faster CFC than Wolfdale, IIRC.

The new OC method is just increase multi and CPU/NB right?
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N/A- I apologize for the extremely long post, I have deleted it, I'll make it quick on a new page.
Edited by Greatskeem - 1/6/11 at 2:10pm
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post #273 of 458

2600k vs 875k at 3.4ghz

video is in Portuguese, but the numbers speak for themselves. they used cinebench, vantage, and resident evil w/ a gtx580
Edited by catalan - 1/6/11 at 2:35am
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Flawless Victory!

So much faster loading too.

Fatality!
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 1/6/11 at 2:58am
    
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[H] review I was waiting for, ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution

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ASUS is one of the largest motherboard manufacturers on the planet. Its product lineup has reached massive proportions in its motherboard lineup alone. In recent years it has added model "suffixes" to its model numbers in order to clear things up. A specific example of this is "WS Professional" and "WS Revolution" motherboards. The "WS" indicates a model number designed as a board with workstation use in mind. While "Professional" models are really contemporary workstation types the "Revolution" boards are almost totally legacy free designs that would be right at home in business workstations, graphics workstations, and gaming machines alike.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...erboard_review
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post #276 of 458
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[H] review I was waiting for, ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution



http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...erboard_review
i read that as well, looks like a nice board. i also prefer the aesthetics of it over my P8P67 pro.
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Hey guys, getting ready to upgrade my PC for the first time in 4+ years. I figured Sandy Bridge has given me a good reason... This will be primarily a gaming rig.



I plan to overclock but not go crazy. I am lost in determining which MB to go with.

I like the uEFI so I am thinking either:

MSI P67A-GD65 or Asus (Pro, Evo, or Sabertooth)

I am not completely sold on the Sabertooth, the cover seems a bit gimmicky to me and looks more likely to trap heat.

I like the Asus Pro Model but the lack of the South Bridge heatsink bothers me.

Is the evo the best of both worlds?

opinions?
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msi doesn't have uefi
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Does anyone know any other motherboard that has LED diagnostics like the P8P67 Deluxe?

I find this feature could prove invaluable for trouble shooting. I have heard about ASUS using a QLED feature where it's a 1-4 regular bulbs turning on if there is a problem, but not being very specific.
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msi doesn't have uefi
MSI did incorporate UEFI to their P67a mobos...lanoc review for MSI P67A GD65.
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