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  1.    09 Aug 2017 #2571

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    I find coffee to be completely revolting. Going to have to skip this generation.
    I'm starting to see that the CPU and Hardware world are at a stand still and not the gains it used to be

    Every Generation has a 5% increase which overclocking is pretty much Balances it out seems to me we're better off sticking with the current hardware until about 2020 seriously by then it may be a 20%performance increase at best from Intel anyway

    AMD has brought back competition but reality is none of these will improve hardware from 2015-2017 for gaming everything is with in margin and really no way to say what solution is best it is a Tie as far as i am concerned

    Sadly though this is almost across the board with the select 1% that uses Powerful builds for other purposes but most of us do about the same thing if any that is why we come here
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  2.    09 Aug 2017 #2572

    I bought a 5960x but it was a dud and returned it

    Now i am considering grabbing a 7700k that was already delided and repackaged that will hit 5.2 Ghz with no Thermal issues what so ever

    Just something for me to consider i am not even sure if it will make any difference besides benchmarks
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  3.    09 Aug 2017 #2573
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by solarstarshines View Post
    I bought a 5960x but it was a dud and returned it

    Now i am considering grabbing a 7700k that was already delided and repackaged that will hit 5.2 Ghz with no Thermal issues what so ever

    Just something for me to consider i am not even sure if it will make any difference besides benchmarks
    Sorry to hear about the dud. I should delid mine
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  4.    09 Aug 2017 #2574

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Sorry to hear about the dud. I should delid mine
    Important thing here is i got my money back but yeah straight dud sent it to Intel found out the seller took it from a OEM machine and tried to pass it off as new

    I straight told him Intel wouldn't make stuff like that up and your caught so he had to give the money up lol

    I'll just get one from Silicone Lottery effortless and they delid and reseal the CPU'S
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  5.    09 Aug 2017 #2575
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Quote Originally Posted by solarstarshines View Post
    Important thing here is i got my money back but yeah straight dud sent it to Intel found out the seller took it from a OEM machine and tried to pass it off as new

    I straight told him Intel wouldn't make stuff like that up and your caught so he had to give the money up lol
    Well played Tommy!
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  6.    09 Aug 2017 #2576

    If you want to skip all the deliding and effort just get one from Silicon lottery


    They have CPU's up tested delided and resealed for your pleasure it seems like a way better option then trying to find a chip that will do it and they brought the temps down by 25c at best
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  7.    09 Aug 2017 #2577
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Quote Originally Posted by solarstarshines View Post
    If you want to skip all the deliding and effort just get one from Silicon lottery


    They have CPU's up tested delided and resealed for your pleasure it seems like a way better option then trying to find a chip that will do it and they brought the temps down by 25c at best
    Yeah, Im happy with mine, but I get that itch to bench every now and then. A delid would give me more room. I have looked at silicone lottery, since Im scared to delid myself
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  8.    09 Aug 2017 #2578

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Yeah, Im happy with mine, but I get that itch to bench every now and then. A delid would give me more room. I have looked at silicone lottery, since Im scared to delid myself
    It would be pretty much locked in results they published with cooler temps of 25c
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  9.    10 Aug 2017 #2579
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit (1709)

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Yeah, Im happy with mine, but I get that itch to bench every now and then. A delid would give me more room. I have looked at silicone lottery, since Im scared to delid myself
    Nothing to be afraid of delidding nowadays, my 6700K survived to operation OK.
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  10.    10 Aug 2017 #2580
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
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    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by worf105 View Post
    Nothing to be afraid of delidding nowadays, my 6700K survived to operation OK.
    Try delidding a Threadripper...I am quite confident that you'll brick the CPU
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