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Are 960s any good at overclocking?

If they're anything like the 950s they're going to be stupid easy to get to 4GHz.
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does anyone know when we can expect to see sandybridge CPUs on newegg
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May I ask why the conversation always follows into "what's best for gaming." We're talking CPUs here, guys. No offense, it kinda doesn't make sense.

Now, from what I've seen, in benchmarks that actually count (decode/encode and file compression) the 980x beats the 1100t at WHAT A CPU IS ACTUALLY FULLY USED FOR.

Guru3d review of the 1100t: Here
Don't forget Cinebench's rendering. There is no way to synthetically render something... You either do or you don't.
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does anyone know when we can expect to see sandybridge CPUs on newegg
They're back on Newegg now. i7-2600K
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That's a very significant drop on the i7-970
Maybe we'll see more hexa-core users now.
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post #86 of 94
the 970 is actually priced nice now.
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does anyone know when we can expect to see sandybridge CPUs on newegg
the question is when can we actually get a friggen mobo







srsly so irked by this. I don't need any freakin sata 3gb/s ports just sell me a damn board intel (((((((((
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Very nice price but too bad i don't need that cores for gaming.
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the question is when can we actually get a friggen mobo

srsly so irked by this. I don't need any freakin sata 3gb/s ports just sell me a damn board intel (((((((((
IMO: The mere fact that the 2600k's are back on the market suggests that you won't have to wait until April for motherboards.
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post #90 of 94
I hope that is true, I wouldn't mind making a nice little 2500k build
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