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Poll Results: Which Platform Are You Upgrading From?

 
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    1156
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    1366
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    AM2/AM3
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Thanks, OP updated. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by rickyman0319;11874647 
so you tell me that i shall buy SB instead BD. is that correct?

AMD wont catch intel yet.
I expect good value from BD though, maybe totally unlocked, and price/performance they be a good deal.
still its like april until they show up.

no matter what you buy, you will have more power than you need wink.gif
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Max multiplier of x57 ? Thats not unlocked :<<br /> not that I think I would ever reach higher than 5.7GHz speeds but it still sucks.
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Is the Oc Genie better optimized in the msi p67a boards? Because everyone was always complaining about OC Genies' tending to OC at at roughly around 3.6ghz with vcore way more than actually needed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bastyn99;11875169 
Max multiplier of x57 ? Thats not unlocked :<<br /> not that I think I would ever reach higher than 5.7GHz speeds but it still sucks.

Sucks compared to what exactly?

Please keep the discussion constructive, don't want this turning into an un-necessary flame thread.

The mere fact that a MAINSTREAM CPU can do 4.5 - 5 GHZ on AIR with awesome temps is impressive. My current and many other CPU's have a hard time going past 4.2 on air.

Does AMD have anything that can do 4.5 - 5 GHZ on air in their current mainstream line up RIGHT NOW?
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Sucks compared to what exactly?

Please keep the discussion constructive, don't want this turning into an un-necessary flame thread.

The mere fact that a MAINSTREAM CPU can do 4.5 - 5 GHZ on AIR with awesome temps is impressive. My current and many other CPU's have a hard time going past 4.2 on air.

Oh Im sorry I didnt mean it to sound like that. When I say that "it sucks" I mean its too bad for the extreme OCers, they wont be able to get much higher speeds than the rest of us. I guess I just kinda expected more, and mostly, I expected a fully unlocked multiplier or atleast one that went up way higher. Dont get me wrong, 5 GHz 24/7 on air is awesome, but Im just sad that we probably wont see any world records from Sandy Bridge.
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at what socket is the Sandy Bridge motherboard

1156 or 1366
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Originally Posted by Bastyn99;11875247 
Oh Im sorry I didnt mean it to sound like that. When I say that "it sucks" I mean its too bad for the extreme OCers, they wont be able to get much higher speeds than the rest of us. I guess I just kinda expected more, and mostly, I expected a fully unlocked multiplier or atleast one that went up way higher. Dont get me wrong, 5 GHz 24/7 on air is awesome, but Im just sad that we probably wont see any world records from Sandy Bridge.

Yes, it sucks for extreme OCers, I agree with that, and that's why this is the mainstream line. For a mainstream chip to match and exceed enthusiast performance, without requiring an expensive WC set up is another great feat.

Extreme OCers will need to hold out for Ivy Bridge, and hopefully, Intel will give us the Base Clock back or at least be able to overclock higher on water.

Just wait for those 6 - 8 cores processors that will be coming out on IB. wink.gif
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at what socket is the Sandy Bridge motherboard

1156 or 1366

LGA 1155 wink.gif
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i cant wait!!!!
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asus p67 pro and p67 deluxe review

http://bjorn3d.com/articles/ASUS_P67_Motherboards_P8P67_Deluxe_and_P8P67_Pro/1973.html

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