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About PCGuy_5960

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  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-5820K
  • Motherboard
    AsRock X99 Extreme4
  • RAM
    16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 2133MHz
  • GPU
    Gigabyte GTX 1080 G1 Gaming
  • Case
    Phanteks Enthoo Pro White
  • Storage
    Samsung 840 Series 120GB boot SSD + 500Gb WD Blue + 1TB Seagate
  • PSU
    Seasonic M12II Evo 620W
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    LG 1080p@60Hz + old Samsung Monitor
  • Cooling
    Arctic Freezer i32
  • Keyboard
    Corsair STRAFE RGB (Reds)
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    Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury
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    Razer Kraken Pro
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    Windows 10
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  1. So off the mark it's not even funny. Newer games can use 8 threads, so an i5 isn't "all you need for gaming" anymore.
  2. Please, Steve damaged ground pins, he probably had bent pins or uneven mounting pressure. This had nothing to do with overclocking the CPU.
  3. If you don't already have the i5, get a Ryzen 5 1600, it's a much better option
  4. A BIOS that removes Pascal's voltage limitations. I don't recommend it if you don't know what you're doing. @done12many2 can tell you more
  5. something doesn't line up. I just checked intels "scalable" processor lineup and all of them are LGA 3647. Yet there are X299 board out there that will do ECC reg server RAM. . Either gigabyte got it wrong, intels i7 series suddenly support ECC server RAM, or there are LGA 2066 xeons coming. I have no idea. 

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    2. PCGuy_5960


      Really weird.... If Intel releases LGA2066 Xeons, they will probably not go up to 28 cores though. I am pretty sure that they will be rebranded i7s and i9s.

    3. CUDA_Cores


      This has led me to see two possibilities:


      1. Intel will release a small lineup of xeons for LGA 2066. Currently you can buy xeons for the mainstream platform (lga 1151, 1150, 1155) but these are consumer oeriented products, so you don't get a flood of CPUs on the used market for these chips. They tend to hold their value quite well. 


      2. Their i9 lineup will support ECC reg DDR4. This I see as very unlikely. 


      I think the former is more probable. It is kind of sad though. Looks like this marks the end of cheap xeons. At least we can buy cheap RAM though so I guess there is at least something left. 

    4. PCGuy_5960


      Yeah... The 14+ core CPUs are using Xeons dies, so there's a good chance that they will support ECC.

  6. Yeah, he did Take a look at ASUS boards as well
  7. The take too long to post, they have memory compatibility issues etc @tom_w141 can tell you more
  8. Sure, but the OP said that he wants to get a 7700 non K
  9. Yeah, if the OP wants to consider Ryzen. The 1600 is a better option than the 7700 IMHO
  10. Wait for Ryzen 3
  11. Linus is wrong. An i5 is NOT all you need for gaming because newer games can use 8 threads. The 7700 with a B250 board is a much better option than a 7600K with a Z270 board
  12. True, true. Bulldozer was a complete failure
  13. Wait for 1070 prices to drop or get a used 980 Ti, because prices are sky high right now.
  14. Pliz. If you know what you're doing, you won't burn any pins. @done12many2 pushed his 7900X to much more intensive loads than Steve did and he didn't burn any pins.