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So to start off i had a EVGA X79 motherboard, i've had it for couple years now, and i decided i want to use it. i found a Xeon E5 2630 6 core sandybridge cpu. and i got a couple of questions.

question 1. how is E5 2630 stand against A10-7860k? (current system)
question 2. would the E5 2630 bottle neck my RX480 8Gb graphics card. (i know that the A10 is already bottle necking my Graphics card)
question 3. would the E5 2630 do better in gaming then the A10?
 

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This mentality kills me inside.

Its probably going to be slower by far. That is not an X series Xeon you cannot over clock it.
 
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This mentality kills me inside.

Its probably going to be slower by far. That is not an X series Xeon you cannot over clock it.
I am aware that it can't be overlooked.
 

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I am aware that it can't be overlooked.
since you will be using a consumer motherboard then you just treat it like any other locked sandybridge CPU. All architectural and clock changes from the new generations apply.

However looking at your current specs it would indeed out perform that CPU. Atleast in a multithreading aspect. if it is not expansive it would probably be worth it to move over.
 
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since you will be using a consumer motherboard then you just treat it like any other locked sandybridge CPU. All architectural and clock changes from the new generations apply.

However looking at your current specs it would indeed out perform that CPU. Atleast in a multithreading aspect. if it is not expansive it would probably be worth it to move over.
There is a referb e5 2630 on Newegg for $40 that the reason I'm asking, and I already have the board and memory. And I do so some video editing every once in awhile and the a10 sucks and rendering video.
 

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There is a referb e5 2630 on Newegg for $40 that the reason I'm asking, and I already have the board and memory. And I do so some video editing every once in awhile and the a10 sucks and rendering video.
yeah then you'd be good to go.
 

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Id sell the motherboard, memory and same with the APU and use that money towards a coffee lake or Ryzen 3 rig
 
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Id sell the motherboard, memory and same with the APU and use that money towards a coffee lake or Ryzen 3 rig
waiting for tax time to do a ryzen build, i mean already have the parts. and cpu is only 40 dollars. im thinking of giving the apu system my girlfriend.
 

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waiting for tax time to do a ryzen build, i mean already have the parts. and cpu is only 40 dollars. im thinking of giving the apu system my girlfriend.
Ok good stopgap plan. If you can find a chip for less Id go for it.
 
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Dunno if this helps.

http://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/AMD-A10-7860K-APU-vs-Intel-Xeon-E5-2630-0/m83781vsm6512

Neither A10-7860K or Intel-Xeon-E5-2630 are top models in their generations. You could shoot for a used xeon from ebay, top model, would give you better results. x79 platform is higher tier than fm2, could maybe populate those dimm slots on x79 :) Also if you decide to sell that motherboard on ebay it would give you good $ :)
Please read his posts thoroughly.

It would be wasteful to spend too much on a dead platform, this is a stop gap till he builds a R7 system
 
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Please read his posts thoroughly.

It would be wasteful to spend too much on a dead platform, this is a stop gap till he builds a R7 system
Indeed it is, and thank you good sir.

Yeah I'm planning on a ryzen build, but like I said I will have to wait until tax time.
 

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Do some crypto mining with it, I just ordered a Intel Xeon E5-2630L v3 ES $110.00 bucks on flee bay. I have a brand new X99 board, so ill jump from my X79 DELUXE to it then sell off the X79.
 
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Well it´s shame that you can´t OC that CPU,when it comes to the single core performance that Xeon 2630 it´s almost on par as stock FX 8300 so yeah expect some bottlenecking of that RX 480 probably somewhere in range from 10%-25% if you playing games in 1080p.....GL with your build
 

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Do some crypto mining with it, I just ordered a Intel Xeon E5-2630L v3 ES $110.00 bucks on flee bay. I have a brand new X99 board, so ill jump from my X79 DELUXE to it then sell off the X79.
i thought of of that of doing after my ryzen build, and or turning into a file server.

i have read that those Chinese x79 motherboards can overclock xeon cpus. might be worth picking one up and seeing if you like it then sell off your board you have now to recoup costs.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Intel-...476191&hash=item1ec7093404:g:MZwAAOSwGJlZE4yp
thanks, but already have an EVGA X79 SLI just gathering dust. so going to use it.

Well it´s shame that you can´t OC that CPU,when it comes to the single core performance that Xeon 2630 it´s almost on par as stock FX 8300 so yeah expect some bottlenecking of that RX 480 probably somewhere in range from 10%-25% if you playing games in 1080p.....GL with your build

yeah no big deal really since not going to be using it that long anyways, but that would of been nice. lol

He is not keeping the rig that long, he is upgrading from the dead platform to something modern.
thank you good sir!
 
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He is not keeping the rig that long, he is upgrading from the dead platform to something modern.
You keep calling it a dead platform, as in EOL yeah it is. BUT, Hum how many people here are still using the X58 platform? apparently they do not listen to you. People still use C2D'S for email checkers. That 990 board is looking long in the tooth, preception:fear:
 
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YHum how many people here are still using the X58 platform? apparently they do not listen to you. People still use C2D'S for email checkers.
It's dead. Obviously there are people still using it since you can still get by with them but that doesn't mean it's not dead.
 
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You keep calling it a dead platform, as in EOL yeah it is. BUT, Hum how many people here are still using the X58 platform? apparently they do not listen to you. People still use C2D'S for email checkers. That 990 board is looking long in the tooth, preception:fear:
I find this interesting as both of guys who claim that X79&X58 is dead are using FX CPU´s........:banghead:
 
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I find this interesting as both of guys who claim that X79&X58 is dead are using FX CPU´s........:banghead:
I find it interesting that both of you do not understand what a dead platform is. ;)

Dead = CPU's or other hardware are no longer released for that platform. X58 , AM3 , etc , they all fit that description. It simply doesn't make sense buying into something this old now. You're fine with what you have ? Cool , but let go of the bias towards your dear and ancient hardware and advice people to buy modern stuff instead.

That being said , dead platform is dead. And , on top of that , it is really , really old. :)
 
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Personally, I don't see anything wrong with using "old" or "dead" hardware.
True, old platforms don't have all M.2/USB3/RGB connectivity we all want (;)), BUT they get the job done for better perf/$ (compared to new stuff).
Just because something is old, doesn't mean it's useless and shoudn't even be considered for this kind of use.
 
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