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Even in this case I would be skeptical, there is a good chance you could get a worse overclocker that what you have. What is the VID of your current chip?
where do I find this...
post #12 of 32
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Don't go 930 to 950 unless you have a terrible chip. I have a C0 920 and I can still hit 4.0 and keep my temps in check wth a H70 so unless you have to put 1.4 through it, I say save your money for a few months and get ivy.
Ivy is Sandy Bridge, What you guys want is X68.
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Ivy is Sandy Bridge, What you guys want is X68.
No, Ivy is IVY bridge the newer 22nm chips. Sandy is Sandy Bridge. Im not upgrading my 920 until i see Ivy bridge results.

Honestly OP i would keep your 930 all together. Shoot my 920 can out clock many 950's.
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i7 930s ~ i7 950s

If your i7 930 can hit 4.2Ghz easily (with under 1.375Vcore), then there is a good chance the i7 950 will be a worse overclocker.

I would recommend that you wait and get Ivy Bridge, or wait at least a month to get Sandy Bridge.
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well I dont even know how to overclock, to be honest I was going to try lol
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Hi,

Keep the 930 and wait for Ivy Bridge if have to update.

What you have will handle anything out there and will for quite awhile.
Also not that it means anything, some say it does, But your 930 chip
is a newer released chip than the 950.

Not worth the trouble to go for the 950.
I run 4.4 24/7 with my 930 and now with better cooling don't
see a problem with 5.0.

3.6-4.0 will take care of any software.

JMHO

Later
930-4.4+ on H2O.
With good air 4.2 shouldn't be a problem!

Edited by Irocing - 1/31/11 at 2:44pm
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Im only upgrading to 950 because im not losing any money doing so
You get another multiplier too.. 23x iirc


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its already to late to back out, someone already bid on the CPU on ebay so it has to sell
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You get another multiplier too.. 23x iirc


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on 950 or 930
On the 950.

Then you can either get the i7 950, or wait a month and get the i7 2600k.
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