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post #91 of 100
Degrading usually just means it will need more vcore after some time to do the same clocks, generally not too drastic a change unless going for really high clocks without adequate cooling & fully loading it up.
Cpus frequently burn-in a bit, brand new it does x clocks at x vcore, after some use it may need a bump in vcore for the same speed then be happy there for a long time.
Redhat's 920 in the forum warz is a good example, getting up to 4.7Ghz on air probably didn't do serious damage (could have validated there & cpu probably would have been fine), but then loading all the threads to 100% for the wprime run put a hurting on that poor chip. Under DICE would have been no problem.
    
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Who needs 4Ghz for surfing the interwebz(internet) and talking to your GF?

I don't, i'm satisfied with what i have.
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Who needs 4Ghz for surfing the interwebz(internet) and talking to your GF?

I don't, i'm satisfied with what i have.
don't you know overclocking is a hobby rather than it's usefulness? Some people also do it to get extra bang for their buck for free.
    
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don't you know overclocking is a hobby rather than it's usefulness? Some people also do it to get extra bang for their buck for free.
Yeah i know that...

"The point is overclocking budget chips"

If only i could get better cooling and a P45 Mobo
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Wouldn't an sr-2 with like 3x580's and all that good stuff be the best?
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post #96 of 100
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Wouldn't an sr-2 with like 3x580's and all that good stuff be the best?
SR-2 is good for something like folding or video encoding, but for gaming there are better options.
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Why would X58A-UD9 be better then SR-2?
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Why would X58A-UD9 be better then SR-2?
Speaking for gaming only, something like a UD9 with a 990x and high quality RAM will over clock higher and faster than an SR-2 with slower Xeons and slower RAM. Since games use 1-4 "cores" at the most, a 990x would barely be used to its potential and an SR-2 second CPU would sit there doing nothing.
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post #99 of 100
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Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
Yeah i know that...

"The point is overclocking budget chips"

If only i could get better cooling and a P45 Mobo
No, the point is taking what you have & squeezing more performance out of it. Making a budget chip perform like an extreme is just more impressive.

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Wouldn't an sr-2 with like 3x580's and all that good stuff be the best?
Depends on what individuals think is the best, to hardcore folders a great folding rig will look the best, to gamers that same rig may not be so great.

Sr-2 with a killer gpu setup will rape vantage & wprime scores, but in turn will be destroyed in the other 3dmark benchies & superpi because sr-2 really isn't an overclocking board.
I'm trying to look at it from the different perspectives, ability to game, bench, overclock in general & looks. I liked Faster's rig because that has the whole package, does everything well & looks great doing it.
I'd have to see more numbers from Vega's rig, they're so close, hard to decide. Faster has his all in one case, no chiller tub externally & stuff, but if vega can get higher numbers that weighs pretty heavy...
    
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No, the point is taking what you have & squeezing more performance out of it. Making a budget chip perform like an extreme is just more impressive.



Depends on what individuals think is the best, to hardcore folders a great folding rig will look the best, to gamers that same rig may not be so great.

Sr-2 with a killer gpu setup will rape vantage & wprime scores, but in turn will be destroyed in the other 3dmark benchies & superpi because sr-2 really isn't an overclocking board.
I'm trying to look at it from the different perspectives, ability to game, bench, overclock in general & looks. I liked Faster's rig because that has the whole package, does everything well & looks great doing it.
I'd have to see more numbers from Vega's rig, they're so close, hard to decide. Faster has his all in one case, no chiller tub externally & stuff, but if vega can get higher numbers that weighs pretty heavy...
Still, the same..
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