Originally Posted by djriful
Thank you, I have a similar system except I'm under SLI GTX680. CPU @ 4.5Ghz to 4.6Ghz is the sweet spot for performance per watt. Gaining over 4.8Ghz actually doesn't benefits much anymore except for 3D Rendering / Bench (Maya, 3D Max).
Yeah that would be my conclusion as well. Pushing the CPU over 5ghz give you more epeen, is more fun is and is beneficial with [email protected]
so I'll keep mine chugging at a higher frequency.
And I really wish I had a second one to test with, would be interesting to see the results.