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Oh ugh...didn't pay full price but ugh nonetheless
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This is a repost isn't it?

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i7-960 @ newegg for 319.99. Not exactly the 294.99 mentioned. But still a good price.

Question: what's the difference in overclocking between a 920, 930, 940, 950, and 960? Do they all have the same overclocked "ceiling" (like AMD) or can a 960 overclock higher than a 950, etc...?
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This is a repost isn't it?

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No. This is about price reductions.
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i7-960 @ newegg for 319.99. Not exactly the 294.99 mentioned. But still a good price.

Question: what's the difference in overclocking between a 920, 930, 940, 950, and 960? Do they all have the same overclocked "ceiling" (like AMD) or can a 960 overclock higher than a 950, etc...?
It comes down to hoe Intel certifies the chip's post production.

In theory, any quadcore i7 9xx series should be the same for an overclocker... The differences are more meaningful for those who leave processors stock (thereby retaining the warranty)
    
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That makes the 970 almost reasonable.
This lol.... new tv or a 970 for valentines day now I am split.... Id beat down any decoding/encoding project real quick... Lol not like my 4.3 Ghz 930 doesn't get the job done as it is...
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If the 970 was $400 it would give the 2600k a serious run for it's money.
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clocked at 3.46? They should of clocked it higher say 3.8 or something....
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Sexa-core i7 for sub $600? That's almost doable

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apart from the stock clock, is there any strong reason to replace 980x to 990x?
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