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Old 06-08-13, 10:23 AM   #5
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Default Re: Haswell is here!

Originally Posted by wheeljack12 View Post
I will go haswell later this year. Have a friend who wants to buy my ivy cpu and motherboard. He wants to upgrade from a x58 motherboard and core i7 920 2.66ghz cpu. Want to talk about bottlenecks, he's using a gtx 670 with that setup!
He could also OC the CPU and be done with it. I don't see a 920 at 4GHz as a bottleneck in real world gaming scenarios.

I'm very tempted to upgrade just because of the SATA ports. But I doubt I'll see much gain in iRacing. I'm extremely GPU bound anyway.
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