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04-23-12, 04:38 PM #61
I don't think anybody knows yet.
That said, we all need to remember what TJMax really is: TJMax is the temp that Intel thinks the CPU can run at 24/7 for three years. If they didn't think the CPU could survive that they would have a lower TJMax, to prevent Grandpa's Dell's CPU from dying within the warranty period when he never cleans the heatsink.
That, of course, is at stock volts and clocks.
Overclocked nobody knows yet that I am aware of, the only way we find out is when (if) CPUs start dying.
That's the fun(?) of being an early adopter.
04-23-12, 04:40 PM #62
I guess we will know as soon as we see the 1st one die off.
04-23-12, 04:45 PM #63
Great review!!!! now I just need to find somewhere to purchase one... or two
As I read it, it sounded like the 3960X was run at stock for the benches correct?
04-23-12, 04:46 PM #64
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04-23-12, 04:51 PM #65
So it looks like if you are going to be OCing one of these puppies it wouldn't hurt to spend the extra $25 on the super-warranty-thingy that Intel offers, especially for those of us going sub-ambient.
Here's hoping that Microcenter has a good deal on these chips like they have for the majority of SB's lifetime (granted the cost differential is pretty much covered in the taxes but at least it is instant gratification over waiting a few days for shipping)
04-23-12, 04:58 PM #66
29th is a Sunday? 27th sounds more practical
04-23-12, 05:07 PM #67
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04-23-12, 05:42 PM #68
Z77 NDA dropped on easter sunday, I wouldn't be at all surprised if IB went retail on sunday.
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04-23-12, 06:25 PM #70
Awesome article, I was at work all day thinking about the launch and reading all the benchmark goodies and such.
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04-23-12, 06:57 PM #71
Good review Hokie! Very informative. Can't wait for cpu and LN2!
04-23-12, 07:00 PM #72
Very nice review Hokiei5 2500K
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04-23-12, 07:08 PM #73
Guess i'll be the Debby Downer... Hard to believe this is what everyone has speculated and got so hyped over, I see no reason to upgrade.i7 2600k @ 4.5
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04-23-12, 07:20 PM #74
Excellent review. Looks like I'm going to be sticking with my G850 until the SB 2500K's drop to "omg, that low?" prices or start to become scarce. Unless IB turns out to be cheaper in the end (I doubt it, when has the older stuff ever turned out to be more expensive than the newer stuff in the long run? What's that? Socket 939? I don't remember that )Clevo 901C Laptop / Intel Core 2 Extreme at 2.93Ghz / 4 Gigs Ram / Geforce 8800GTX / 2 X 250 Gig HD's in Raid 0
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04-23-12, 08:20 PM #75
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So now i'm totally confused. I currently am running a I7 950 set up. I have been itching to to move to another platform to play with and enjoy some improvements. Now i just don't know if its worth moving forward...sigh
04-23-12, 08:26 PM #76
The k model is intels flagship for desktops with enthusiasts around the world.
I feel the % of people buying the k models is much higher than 1% in the desktop world. Just a small sample newegg's top seller is SB k models.
The review here was great and i have read the other reviews on the net for IB and it looks like if you don't overclock allot keep it 4.3GHz to 4.5 GHz on air that will be safe for most people. The core voltage going up seems to be the factor on IB compared to SB.
Even though i don't like IB i think it is a fail for overcloking on air for me, i will get one for the fun of just getting something new.
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04-23-12, 08:56 PM #77
Fortunately, I'm driving from Cincinnati back home to NE Ohio that Sunday for work. They have a 1 processor limit in the stores, but I can just buy one from Microcenter Cinci and then another from Columbus on the way home.
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04-23-12, 09:02 PM #78
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04-23-12, 09:54 PM #79
First, thanks to everyone for the kind words. Sorry I've been busy for a couple hours. If I miss anything requiring a response, don't hesitate to point it out.
as Michio Kaku pointed out in the video posted earlier by ElDonko.
So, truthfully, there is (likely) an equal or lesser amount of actual heat produced; but because of the design and transistor size, temperatures are higher. Thus (in a roundabout way that I didn't get into because the layperson isn't necessarily concerned about these details - and I truthfully didn't even consider it at the time), I might have actually been correctly referencing only the change in temperature, because that's what changed - not the amount of heat produced.
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04-23-12, 10:01 PM #80
Thanks for the review Hokie!...
With the IB temp wall constraining air/water clocks... I'm not feeling so much now that I need to head over to Micro Center on the ~29th. Still it is always fun to test out new tech.Skylake/Haswell/IB-E and Vishera on a Dimastech Bench table.