Craig M wrote:As someone who is still using a Lynnfield cpu(i7-860), I've decided that I'll wait and see what Haswell brings to the table. I overclocked to 4.2ghz to tide me over till then and all my games play great. I do get kind of envious of all the peeps sporting their new Ivy Bridge setups, but whenever I compare my benchmarks to theirs, there isn't enough of a discrepancy to justify the cost of upgrading...yet
Craig M wrote:That's the cpu I should have got instead of the 860. Hyper threading has been of no real benefit to me.ana3mic wrote:I'm also running a Lynnfield, the i5-760
BackDraft wrote:Unless you are going to performance tune the system Ivy consumes less power and runs just a cool as Sandy. When you performance tune it then there is a different story.