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Originally Posted by Zagarth View Post
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...om-hits-7ghz/1

Just thought I'd mention this here.
On one thread only, and even if it were all 4, it would still be slower than this Sandy (and completely irrelevant to the topic). What's your point?

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Didn't someone here reach 7ghz not too long ago?
Not on a Sandy. The multi doesn't go that high. It was a PhII, see above.

Anyway, how is something this mundane and from a blog no less considered "news"?
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You're not taking a "fan boy stance" but yet you give further commentary on an unreleased processor that we know nothing about and then claiming verdict about said processor based on... Well, nothing. You're coming up short again... I don't like your version of the "facts" as they tend to be skewed toward a biased.

Fact: If Intel was really trying to "limit" over clocking on Sandy Bridge then it wouldn't over clock better than any chip that AMD offers while running cooler and requiring less power. Given that FACT, any comparison to AMD is moot.

Fact: SB over clocks exceptionally well for most users on overclock.net. You're just arbitrarily skewing its ability to over clock given the topic of this thread.

Ridicule you? No. I'm just calling out fallacious logic.
Overclocking better than any CPU that AMD has? Isn't that rather subjective?

It runs faster than what AMD currently has. But you didn't say that. You say that it overclocks better. Which isn't proven either.

How am I skewing its ability? You admit that you have to PAY to get the level of Overclockability that you want from Sandy Bridge, right? Whereas AMD doesn't have that business model right? So how in the hell did I skew anything?

I put the facts out there and you just spin it as you see fit.

The point isn't that Sandy Bridge sucks. I never even put my stance in that context. You're making it out like that's what I'm saying, when it couldn't be any further from the truth.

Sandy Bridge is currently the model, no doubt. But c'mon man that's only if you have the money to get one of the gold standard CPUs'. That's all I was saying. So stop spinning please.

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Overclocking better than any CPU that AMD has? Isn't that rather subjective?

It runs faster than what AMD currently has. But you didn't say that. You say that it overclocks better. Which isn't proven either.

How am I skewing its ability? You admit that you have to PAY to get the level of Overclockability that you want from Sandy Bridge, right? Whereas AMD doesn't have that business model right? So how in the hell did I skew anything?

I put the facts out there and you just spin it as you see fit.

The point isn't that Sandy Bridge sucks. I never even put my stance in that context. You're making it out like that's what I'm saying, when it couldn't be any further from the truth.

Sandy Bridge is currently the model, no doubt. But c'mon man that's only if you have the money to get one of the gold standard CPUs'. That's all I was saying. So stop spinning please.

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$220 is the gold standard for cpus? The 2500k blows AMDs top chip away in almost every aspect at the same price. Hell the 1100t can barely even match the 2500k in heavily threaded apps and it has 2 more cores.
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AFAIK Sandy Bridge is unusual in that you don't get great overclocking at super low temps. I've read that -20C is optimum for SB. Doesn't dice go -50 and LN2 to around -140? That means he didn't have to freeze it's butt off to get that clock, just find an exceptional chip and have a bit of control over how far he cooled it?
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SB usually coldbugs around -40C. The advantage of LN2 is that it boils around -190C, but by controlling the amount used the temperature can be kept tightly in any range.
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$220 is the gold standard for cpus? The 2500k blows AMDs top chip away in almost every aspect at the same price. Hell the 1100t can barely even match the 2500k in heavily threaded apps and it has 2 more cores.
Yes it does. But then there are no other 32nm architecture chips are there?

And no $220 is not the "gold standard". But hey if it makes you feel superior then go for it. You're making this out to be like Intel had been here all the time with a sub $300 CPU.

Again, how many times do I have to point out what should've been obvious to you since my first post in this thread? If you want the ability to OC, you're going to pay for it. There is no way around that. No need to pick a fight. Just accept it. BD is right around the corner and it's the same NM scale as SB.

Ever heard this phrase...

"All things being equal"?

Enjoy.

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Ceadder, for what it's worth, the non-k chips can overclock up to their turbo multiplier. This is similar to the BE chips verses the non-BE chips, except the non-BE chips might be able to get a bit higher as you can safely raise the bus speed much higher.

Regardless, for SB Intel actually adopted a more AMD-like approach. It's just unfortunate that the BCLK overclocking is so limited. Hopefully this changes with IB.
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Ceadder, for what it's worth, the non-k chips can overclock up to their turbo multiplier. This is similar to the BE chips verses the non-BE chips, except the non-BE chips might be able to get a bit higher as you can safely raise the bus speed much higher.

Regardless, for SB Intel actually adopted a more AMD-like approach. It's just unfortunate that the BCLK overclocking is so limited. Hopefully this changes with IB.
Agreed.

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They don't want people to overclock so they released a version that is $30 more that has an unlocked multiplier? Makes perfect sense!

intel is intel .. and i think there are still detailed mention of oc'ing voiding your warranty in the documentation provided with the purchase of your cpu so intel could void your warranty even if they advertise oc'ing ...





so even if they advertise it they still put disclaimer at the bottom of their ads to prottect their rear ...
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I wonder what kind of cooling he used. Soon, AMD is going to have some competition near the 7Ghz range

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Got to be DICE.
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