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Poll Results: Which Platform Are You Upgrading From?

 
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Besides temps seems like chips start bottoming out at around 4.8ghz which is easily cooled on air and is a lot cheaper
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Buy 2 high speed yateloons from jabtech for $13 shipped still cheaper, plus someone from xs.org said his noctua hs blocks a ram slot i forget which model he had

Ehume did a review here saying either 1 sanace fan or 2 high speed yates are the best fans to pair up w/ the megahalems and this is out of like 60+ fans
I will check that out also, thanks. Still have at least a week to decide because I might wait until the end of the month (if I can) in order to see how the new chips do when real people have them.
    
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are we really going to get into an air cooler debate?

1. Check to make sure the RAM is compatible. The one with the high heat sinks wouldn't be. Plus, you can also point the cooler towards the top of the case, and the RAM wouldn't be an issue.

$26 shipped is still $78. Buying separate fans and all, and do they come with the accessories to place the fan onto the cooler?. So you're saving $7 in the end?

Personally, I'd rather buy 1 complete unit, that already comes with great quiet fans, and the accessories. Look up reviews for both coolers, I guarantee you the NH-D14 is the best.
Um its $13 shipped for both fans so its $65 total. Extra $20 for what 1-2 degrees, if that. No thanks, but its his money
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80C on high end cooler, no thanks.

Let's see what happens with voltages when temps are kept down but not sub 0.
    
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Um its $13 shipped for both fans so its $65 total. Extra $20 for what 1-2 degrees, if that. No thanks, but its his money
Ok, I thought it was $13 per fan.

Yea, he can do what he wishes. I personally go for the best, but that's just me.
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*cough* so wheres your SB build then?

    
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80C on high end cooler, no thanks.

Let's see what happens with voltages when temps are kept down but not sub 0.
Whoa, 2 of those cores hit 88.

The voltage is @ 1.392, and HT is ON.

That adds on to the higher temps. I've noticed with HT ON vs HT off, the difference can be 7 - 10C on full loads on the cores.

What cooler is he using?
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*cough* so wheres your SB build then?

ha ha - you talking to me?

I'm not 100% convinced the upgrade hassle is worth it at this point.

I gotta see what happens with real world users and their rigs.

Since I would have to go for the 2600k, I'd rather wait for IB.

I don't feel like selling my parts right now, taking things apart, putting it back together, etc, etc.

I thought we already established that the best upgrade to SB are for people coming from 775, most AM2/AM3 setups, but it doesn't really make sense for 1366 owners.

Yes, SB is faster, but not THAT MUCH faster that warrants an upgrade, at least right now, I'm not 100% convinced yet. ( Im definitely intrigued though. )
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If you want the best... you know the rest.






Thats the cooler that hit 88c, though I think the voltage was 1.4something and what you're seeing is vdroop.
    
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80C on high end cooler, no thanks.

Let's see what happens with voltages when temps are kept down but not sub 0.
Well realworld tasks wont ever take the cpu to those temps so im not worried. If it passes ibt and my realworld temps are 60ish under load ill be happy
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