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Poll Results: Am I happy with my C2Q@4GHz or am I in denial and jealous on the Sandybridge people?

 
  • 48% (120)
    Yes, you are in denial and you should either get yourself a Sandybridge or get help!
  • 51% (126)
    No, you're perfectly happy with your C2Q@4GHz and have a well balanced system!
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post #71 of 191
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
I get %100 useage out of my 570 on the same platform he's got. It's not bottlenecked in the least.
Yeah, only a few games, like BC2 online 32-man server will be ever so slightly 'bottlenecked' by my CPU.
    
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you need a Gen 3 SSD, then put that gen 2 160 as your secondary.. throw those gen 1's in the trash, they are obsolete already....

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post #73 of 191
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you need a Gen 3 SSD, then put that gen 2 160 as your secondary.. throw those gen 1's in the trash, they are obsolete already....
Lol! Those two Gen.1 SSD's I use in Raid 0 only for installed games.

And those Gen.2's for OS and installs..

Gen.3 is not that much faster. Still, even Gen.1 is 100 times better then using harddrives
    
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post #74 of 191
Yorkfield is still an incredibly fast processor when OCed.
    
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post #75 of 191
honesly if you play games and dont lag i see no reason to upgrade right now, i was happy with my q9550 and a 5870 i only upgraded cause i got the bug to upgrade lol.
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post #76 of 191
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Lol! Those two Gen.1 SSD's I use in Raid 0 only for installed games.

And those Gen.2's for OS and installs..

Gen.3 is not that much faster. Still, even Gen.1 is 100 times better then using harddrives


but your loosing out on critical access time

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post #77 of 191
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but your loosing out on critical access time

Nope. All of Intel's generation SSD's are very good. And little speed difference between them.

They are so fast that you won't notice a difference between a single or two in Raid 0, really.

You on the other hand, using harddrives for OS, progz and everything are loosing big time. I feel sorry for you since the rest of your system is very good
    
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post #78 of 191
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you need a Gen 3 SSD, then put that gen 2 160 as your secondary.. throw those gen 1's in the trash, they are obsolete already....

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True. I think you should remind him......in every thread he posts in.....
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post #79 of 191
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Nope. All of Intel's generation SSD's are very good. And little speed difference between them.

They are so fast that you won't notice a difference between a single or two in Raid 0, really.

You on the other hand, using harddrives for OS, progz and everything are loosing big time. I feel sorry for you since the rest of your system is very good
Sorry for the slow response, I was loading data


WAAAHAHAHAHA......

On a serious note I am in the market for a SSD for my OS... But for MY needs the HT 1366 was wayy more benaficial then sticking with the old 775 and investing 150 - 200 in a SSD for my OS so i could load a program faster and watch my cpu struggle to run it...

I cut my render & encode job times by 50 - 60%... I spent 150 going from socket 775 to 1366 ..... really the main reason I did it..


I dont just game..... And in all reality, you could have upgraded your system and still had the SSD's, 2 80GB & a 160 must have run close to $600

take 300 of that + what you sell your 775 for, you could be running a dual gpu SB system with a SSD... A true gamers system....
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Sorry for the slow response, I was loading data


WAAAHAHAHAHA......

On a serious note I am in the market for a SSD for my OS... But for MY needs the HT 1366 was wayy more benaficial then sticking with the old 775 and investing 150 - 200 in a SSD for my OS so i could load a program faster and watch my cpu struggle to run it...

I cut my render & encode job times by 50 - 60%... I spent 150 going from socket 775 to 1366 ..... really the main reason I did it..


I dont just game..... And in all reality, you could have upgraded your system and still had the SSD's, 2 80GB & a 160 must have run close to $600

take 300 of that + what you sell your 775 for, you could be running a dual gpu SB system with a SSD... A true gamers system....
Yeah, I know your needs I was messing with ya

I recommend Intel SSD's.. Those are considered the most reliable and are very fast. As you know, I have 4 of them myself.. And I've built 4 different computers also using Intel X-25 Gen.2 SSD's. Not a single problem.. Highly recommend them..
    
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