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U cannot just tell 0% performance, it does give some performance benefit.

Like will a PCIe 1.0-1.1 card will provide 0% advantage over PCIe 2.0 slot ?

No, It does provide some extra performance with PCIe 2.0 & its same with PCIe 3.0 too bcoz the CPU too will provide extra juice.

About PCIe 3.0
Intel will not just release a full fledged PCIe 3.0, it could be partial(Specs are PCIe 3.0 but the speed would be as PCIe 2.0) PCIe 3.0 the thing which follows latter will get better.
Actually, I've heard nothing of this semi-PCIe 3.0 you speak of.

What they will release is a PCIe 3.0 that has twice the bandwidth and twice the power of PCIe 2.0 (maximum slot power specification not known).

Since there is 4% difference between PCIe 2.0 x4 and PCIe 2.0 x8, and roughly 1% between PCIe 2.0 x8 and PCIe 2.0 x16..

It is impossible for current cards to gain anything from PCIe 3.0 x16.

But I suppose future cards, such as Kepler, could utilize PCIe 3.0 x8, and would thus not function perfectly on PCIe 2.0 x4

That's the reason for all of this.
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U cannot just tell 0% performance, it does give some performance benefit.

Like will a PCIe 1.0-1.1 card will provide 0% advantage over PCIe 2.0 slot ?

No, It does provide some extra performance with PCIe 2.0 & its same with PCIe 3.0 too bcoz the CPU too will provide extra juice.

About PCIe 3.0
Intel will not just release a full fledged PCIe 3.0, it could be partial(Specs are PCIe 3.0 but the speed would be as PCIe 2.0) PCIe 3.0 the thing which follows latter will get better.

But the real question, intuition says that PCIe 3.0 requires a compatible CPU, meaning IvyBridge. And that would mean the PCIe 3.0 IB CPU's wouldn't be compatible with cougar point, maybe lesser non PCIe3.0 IB CPUs would be cougar point compatible but these would not likely be in the upper performance catagory, meaning less performance than the 2600K ?

The good news is, the Intel latest chart does show a new SB 1155 processor with higher than the 2600K performance later this year.



I think they have to do this, basically a 2600K with better binning (higher base clock) and all the features that the i2600 has.
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I seriously doubt a CPU based on the same die as the 2600k would actually be better.

They've pretty much squeezed the maximum that they can.

2600K overclocks so high that it's no longer held back by its TDP.

It seems pointless to come out with a 3.6Ghz i7-2700k that overclocks to 5.0Ghz just like 2600k.
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uummm The UD4 looks great

how big it will be the upgrade from my rig to the UD4 and 2600k (oc to 4.6ghz) ???
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uummm The UD4 looks great

how big it will be the upgrade from my rig to the UD4 and 2600k (oc to 4.6ghz) ???
Assuming the X4 is not overclocked? Huge.

It's about as good as a Q9550, and there are plenty of people upgrading from that.
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Does UEFI offer anything in terms of faster POSTing time over a BIOS? Or is it little more than being able to use your mouse in a fancier looking setup screen?
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Assuming the X4 is not overclocked? Huge.

It's about as good as a Q9550, and there are plenty of people upgrading from that.
yeah its stock
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Does UEFI offer anything in terms of faster POSTing time over a BIOS? Or is it little more than being able to use your mouse in a fancier looking setup screen?
If Gigabyte would update their BIOS to UEFI, I could tell you
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How long between powering on your system do you get to the Windows loading screen?
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I'd say about 10 seconds. Haven't tested, but I was impressed by the POST time when I got it.
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