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    Re: Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    The x79 like Rampage Formula does have all the characteristics of a decent gaming board, but if i were to buy a x79 platform and go for a quad core 3820 will be a waste of resources as the 3820...
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    Re: Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    The boards are not an issue, like what deton said its the 6 cores that dump more heat than the 4 cores ivy, motherboards these days are so sophisticated and thats the least i worry about. The TDP of...
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    Re: Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    i agree with you stan on this one but i disagree on the performance difference between a 3770k and a k series chip on the x79. The in game performance is almost invisible or the same 5% or so and the...
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    Re: Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    dropped the chip in and power it up ... works like a charm no fresh install required. I only do fresh install if im replacing the motherboard
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    Re: Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    Sorry ladies yes it's 4.5ghz at 1.14v ... Hey isn't there a link above the image for you to click to enlarge the screen shot ?
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    Replaced 2600k with 3770k

    Okay so my 2600k was starting to age and seems to be degrading so i deceided to make the jump to 3770k and with lots of apprehension about the TIM issue i still went ahead. Quite happy with the temp...
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