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Originally Posted by Bal3Wolf View Post
keep the 950 from what iv seen the 2600 is about 10-15% faster then a i7 clock for clock but it would cost about 200 more to get time you get a good board and the cpu and have to try to sell your old gear.
I honestly don't think it's an upgrade going from 1366 to 1155.

Besides the fact that they took all the fun out of overclocking by introducing multiplier overclocking on the K series.

The whole fun of OC'ing was trial and error. What fun is it to press a button and have 4.5ghz. I'd like to know what works and what doesn't work.
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post #12 of 15
and now it looks like their max voltages is alot lower so the sandys overclocks are going to be lower.
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post #13 of 15
I was in the same situation, got my i7 950 and everything ready for a X58 build but the reason why I went with Sandy Bridge route was because I could return the components since I just got them. If I already have a X58 system then I wouldn't be bother and will just wait for LGA 2011. For now X58 still remain as an enthusiast platform till LGA2011 release so just stick with it for a while and wait for X68, now that might be worth it to upgrade.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
1155 micro board = no P67 = no overclocking.
Actually, Asus has a couple of mATX P67 boards that can overclock...

ASUS P8P67-M
ASUS P8P67-M PRO
post #15 of 15
no why would you do that.
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