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    Default Re: Haswell Is Coming,Who's Upgrading?

    I heard Haswell was going to have more gears and handles to play with, sounds like it's true! That's good, in a way. Only took a very short time to overclock Ivy, especially on a Gigabyte board. Now maybe there will be more stuff to play with.

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    Default Re: Haswell Is Coming,Who's Upgrading?

    I will be upgrading this round also. I decided to go with a i5 this round so 4670k for me got batch L311B424 Malay. Waiting on GA-Z87-OC will be here tomorrow along with new water block. I will be testing on stock air cooler, water and then will remove the top and change thermal paste.
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    Default Re: Haswell Is Coming,Who's Upgrading?

    Quote Originally Posted by Acebmxer View Post
    I will be upgrading this round also. I decided to go with a i5 this round so 4670k for me got batch L311B424 Malay. Waiting on GA-Z87-OC will be here tomorrow along with new water block. I will be testing on stock air cooler, water and then will remove the top and change thermal paste.
    If you mean the stock Intel cooler, I have an i5-4670K, and the stock cooler is tiny. So far, I'd say Haswell runs as hot as IB does at least, maybe a bit more.

    It seems Intel has moved the SpeedStep frequency down from 1600MHz, to 800MHz, man that is low. I don't have C States enabled yet, but according to my Kill A Watt meter, my Haswell system is using ~45W more than my IB system, even using onboard graphics with Haswell. Still experimenting, lots of UEFI settings to play with, some of the high end boards must have settings that go on for page after page.

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    ive seen some cool running haswells so far,so not all chips are hot runners

    one thing that's a huge increase with haswell is the memory speeds,seeing some crazy speeds so far
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    Default Re: Haswell Is Coming,Who's Upgrading?

    Quote Originally Posted by Acebmxer View Post
    I will be upgrading this round also. I decided to go with a i5 this round so 4670k for me got batch L311B424 Malay. Waiting on GA-Z87-OC will be here tomorrow along with new water block. I will be testing on stock air cooler, water and then will remove the top and change thermal paste.
    Which block you going with?
    Both my rigs still running Raystorms. Not the prettiest but they get the job done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by boondocks View Post
    I thought about triple 7950's on my main rig but with one 27" monitor it would be massive overkill .
    There is nothing wrong with Overkill :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by parsec View Post
    If you mean the stock Intel cooler, I have an i5-4670K, and the stock cooler is tiny. So far, I'd say Haswell runs as hot as IB does at least, maybe a bit more.

    It seems Intel has moved the SpeedStep frequency down from 1600MHz, to 800MHz, man that is low. I don't have C States enabled yet, but according to my Kill A Watt meter, my Haswell system is using ~45W more than my IB system, even using onboard graphics with Haswell. Still experimenting, lots of UEFI settings to play with, some of the high end boards must have settings that go on for page after page.
    Yeah I was gonna use the tiny stock intel cooler

    Quote Originally Posted by boondocks View Post
    Which block you going with?
    Both my rigs still running Raystorms. Not the prettiest but they get the job done.
    ------
    Got myself another PowerColor 7950 to replace the 6850's on my backup rig. EK water block should be in the mail today. I thought about triple 7950's on my main rig but with one 27" monitor it would be massive overkill (but sweet looking).
    Going with the EK Supremacy. I have the older block that came out before this. EK says this block is about 2-3c better then older block. Also EK has mounting kit to have the block sit on the naked die it self.
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    ^ Can you provide a little proof to the allegations? reading I'm doing is it's about the same as Ivy.

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    Default Re: Haswell Is Coming,Who's Upgrading?

    Quote Originally Posted by Acebmxer View Post
    Yeah I was gonna use the tiny stock intel cooler



    Going with the EK Supremacy. I have the older block that came out before this. EK says this block is about 2-3c better then older block. Also EK has mounting kit to have the block sit on the naked die it self.
    I'm too paranoid to place the block directly on die. When/If I delid I probably do as before and replace the IHS with some CooLaboratory Liquid Pro.
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