View Single Post
  #18 (permalink)  
Old January 15, 2012, 04:31 PM
Bond007's Avatar
Bond007 Bond007 is offline
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Nova Scotia
Posts: 3,119

My System Specs

Default

I don't think its going to be much of a change from SB in performance for a few reasons.

1) SB-E is only faster than SB in highly threaded or memory hogging programs (can't have IB going and ruining their high profit margin CPUs)
2) Intel has already said they will be focusing on reducing power consumption with IB.
3) There is no real competition for SB (let alone IB) that would need them to have a large jump in performance).

I am betting on slightly greater than SB performance with lower power consumption. Its win win, but I don't think you will see too many people jumping on the IB bandwagon who already have high end SB CPU.
__________________
Desktop: Antec Three Hundred, Z77-D3H, 3570K undervolt @4.1ghz with Zalman Optima Cooler, Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb@1866mhz, HD 6950(unlocked shaders and OC'd), Bitfenix Fury 750w, WD Black 1TB, Intel 530 120GB
Away from home light Gamer: Acer Aspire 15.6", A8-3500m undervolt and OC to 2Ghz, 2x4gb Corsair Vengeance, Crucial M500 240gb
Reply With Quote