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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jrs77, 11 Feb 2015.

  1. silk186

    silk186 Derp

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    I hope that this is the direction DDR4 is headed this summer:
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  2. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    God this is killing me - what is the expected earliest delivery date on this kind of thing? Never purchased from a CPU launch before.
     
  3. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    So...released is not actually released, if they'll only be available to actually buy in 2/3 months?!

    Are we to expect some price cuts on the current range very soon?
     
  4. Harlequin

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  5. spolsh

    spolsh Multimodder

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    CCL has the i5 6600k in too.
     
  6. Harlequin

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  7. Harlequin

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    reviews up everywhere now if you look ; IGP similar to haswell 15% improvement over sandy bridge - X99 cheaper and more cores
     
  8. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    Whats funny is that according to Scott Wasson, the broadwell chip is slightly better for gaming than the 6700k (when paired with a discrete card). With the 5775C offering an edge in animation smoothness over the 6700k. Its often not huge but it's there none the less.
     
  9. Harlequin

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    cost - if what I`ve read is true , every broadwell is sold as a loss.
     
  10. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    That seems like a bizarre thing to do if your business is selling CPUs. Do you have a source?
     
  11. Harlequin

    Harlequin Modder

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    its to do with the promises regarding 14nm made to investors - you either admit you are wrong and the process isn't working , and the investors get jittery - or you actually release something (late) and then trumpet very loudly its on time replacement.

    broadwell should have been here last year.....
     
  12. JamesRC

    JamesRC Minimodder

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    Ordered my i5 6600k, been itching to upgrade for far too long!

    Should be a 40-50% jump from my i5 760 :)
     
  13. bawjaws

    bawjaws Multimodder

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    Wonder what sort of performance bump you'd get going from an E8500 to a 6600K? :D
     
  14. rollo

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    Assuming its stock alot 200% lol.
     
  15. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    imagine going from E6600 [or even a Q6600] -> 6600K
     
  16. asura

    asura jack of all trades

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    I'll let you know... (should I go skylake - may grab second hand 4690K...)
     
  17. rollo

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    Cant see too many second hand 4690k been avail. Performance dif is pretty small between Haswell and Skylake.
     
  18. Guest-56605

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    You think I'm going to dump out my L420 batch 4690K for Skylake???


    :nono: :nono: :nono:


    Not happening :hehe: :hehe: :hehe:


    It's a 5GHz plus chip :naughty:
     
  19. silk186

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    I will be upgrading mid-September. Hopefully by then all the boards will be out and RAM will settle.
     
  20. JamesRC

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    I was pleasantly surprised at RAM prices, £55 for Corsair's 8GB (2x4) 3000 Mhz CL15 kit seemed pretty good to me.
     

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