New Build: Sandy X79/Rampage IV Extreme VS Ivy Z77/Maximus V Extreme . . .
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October 18, 2012, 01:18 AM
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Ivy Bridge is a great chip and actually out-performs the Sandy Bridge-E Core i7-3820 by roughly 9 % due to a more efficient architecture, clock for clock Ivy wins. However, a quad core will not outperform a hexa-core such as the 3930k when it comes to content creation jobs that can stress more than four cores (video editing, encoding, etc). If you compute for a living, a hexa core is worth it.
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