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Old May 7, 2013, 11:02 AM
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I usually dive into an Extreme Edition Chip every few yrs or so... Although I may just go for the k version this go around, will wait n see how the OC Reviews look.
I'm with you, was hoping to see an 8 Core / 16 Thread Chip (other than Xeon).
8-core, 16-thread is probably when I'll upgrade from my 970.
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Old May 7, 2013, 02:55 PM
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It indeed would have been nice to get a CPU from Intel with 8-Cores and 16 threads but I think the 6 Cores are more than enough and I don't see any game going to utilise 8 cores anytime soon. So maybe in 4 years or so.
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Old May 7, 2013, 03:30 PM
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^^^^ I just want high Cinebench Scores ;)
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Old May 7, 2013, 05:17 PM
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What you guys need such a power CPU for..?
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Old May 7, 2013, 06:15 PM
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C'mon Geokilla....surfing porn of course :)...at the highest settings...you ever watch porn with full AA n AF Supersampling enabled with Extreme Tessellation !!!!!...Full PCI-E 3.0...its better on 12 Threads than 8
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Old May 8, 2013, 08:41 AM
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It wasn't that long ago that LGA2011 was thought to be a dead-end after SB-E, so any news of an upgrade path for it is good news.
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Old May 8, 2013, 08:52 AM
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It wasn't that long ago that LGA2011 was thought to be a dead-end after SB-E, so any news of an upgrade path for it is good news.
I got some insider info NEW LGA2011 BOARD DUE FOR JUNE!!!!! 3 companies said some are on the way
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Old May 8, 2013, 10:43 AM
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C'mon Geokilla....surfing porn of course :)...at the highest settings...you ever watch porn with full AA n AF Supersampling enabled with Extreme Tessellation !!!!!...Full PCI-E 3.0...its better on 12 Threads than 8
I heard when you set the Tessellation high enough on your pron you'll get poked in the eye by a nipple if you sit to close to the screen
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I heard when you set the Tessellation high enough on your pron you'll get poked in the eye by a nipple if you sit to close to the screen
That is why I always wears safety glasses when surfing pron......
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Old May 8, 2013, 01:39 PM
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I heard when you set the Tessellation high enough on your pron you'll get poked in the eye by a nipple if you sit to close to the screen
You sure that ain't your wife/girlfriend poking your eye?
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