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Old 07-24-11, 02:10 AM   #61
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Default Re: Intel X79 Chipset

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Originally Posted by shadow001 View Post
It's always an improvement i guess, but if that's the average for SNB-E over the 990X, Then my current setup has absolutely nothing to worry about( 12 cores at 4 Ghz FTW...)


EVGA built a monster motherboard with the twin socket 1366 pin SR-2 that also overclocks like a demon, so wake me up when there's a setup that can beat this by at least 50% in real world benchmarks(preferrably more)....
An overclocked SB will already beat your setup in real world gaming benchmarks. For people who build the best they can for what they mainly use their PC for this will obviously be the best setup around for gamers. I too want to see some real world benchmarks, especially in games to see if it's actually worth it over SB.

I'm still hoping Bulldozer provides good all round performance for the money, but we'll see.
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