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Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell

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I'm disappointed with this release... was hoping for another stud overclocker like Sandy Bridge so I could upgrade from my 4.8 GHz 2600k but with this there's just no point.
 

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#27
I'm disappointed with this release... was hoping for another stud overclocker like Sandy Bridge so I could upgrade from my 4.8 GHz 2600k but with this there's just no point.
my retails both get 4.6 GHz, no problem, haven't tried for more. Silicon variance may be very high with these chips, I have heard some reports of that from board partners.
 
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I don't know if i'm lucky or what but...



Load temps with NH-D14 on 50% fans are about 74C max
If ill post my MSI Z87 GD65 G results i will get shocked faces
 
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#33
Great upgrade for someone who still use core 2 series processors.
 

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Pics on page 2 not showing for me, working on other pages.

 
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#37
Interesting tidbit over at HardOCP, this bit of info supposedly comes from ASUS:

From all the feedback that I am getting through motherboard makers about Haswell overclocking, the basic thread at this time in terms of getting "high overclocks" seems to be, "You need to have a good CPU." ASUS has tested a couple hundred Haswell processors at this time and this is ASUS’ specific feedback from that overclock testing.

70% of CPUs can clock to 4.5GHz

30% of CPUs can clock to 4.6GHz

20% of CPUs can clock to 4.7GHz

10% of CPUs can to 4.8GHz

Overall you will find most CPUs capable of reaching 44x to 45x with varying levels of voltage.
Seems they also got sent a "golden sample""
 
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#39
I can post 5 GHz+ screenshots too. But it seems that there is a big difference from what you can operate in OS and what's truly stable, as [H] said there. pictures don't tell the full story, they were posting that screenshot to show that they tried AIDA64 testing and it didn't work for them.

He needed 1.475V for 5 GHz stable.

That's a nice 24/7 4.8-4.9ghz daily driver...

Absolutely. 4.9 GHz is a bit high voltage, IMHO, but, maybe with really exceptional cooling...
 
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#41
:twitch:

My 2600k doesn't even need that many volts for 5 GHz stable
Your 2600k doesn't offer the flexibility or same IPC as Haswell does, but I get what you mean. To me, voltage used doesn't matter...it's the power consumption that matters. And yes, Haswell consumes more...it has the IVR. Which is also why board matters even less for CPU clocking now. Memory clocking, on the other hand...
 
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#42
It's a good upgrade for people who are on Nehalem's or Phenom 2's. I'm going to wait a week or so to see how it pans out with regards to changing the TIM and OCing before diving in.
 

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Patiently waiting for IVB to hit the bargain bin so that I can pick up things for cheaps. This laptop is getting too long in the tooth
 

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Patiently waiting for IVB to hit the bargain bin so that I can pick up things for cheaps. This laptop is getting too long in the tooth
Jesus you have been on that laptop this whole time?
 
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The days of big overclocks on mainstream CPUs is over. Its all about power saving and features now......... unfortunately for us.
 
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I just got mine this afternoon and I was able to hit 4.7.
 
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#47
Thanks for the review... I was kinda looking forward to Haswell, but by looking at most reviews online the OCing potential is nowhere close to IB, let alone SB...

I feel disapointed, yes, IPC is higher, but OCing to 5GHz is almost out of the question, unless you're really lucky, what a shame...

So this is the way the enthusiast CPU ends, not with a bang, but a whimper :ohwell:
 

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#48
Wow, so much for the 5GHz on .9v, or the 6.2GHz on 1.2v. I didn't think it was gonna pan out to be true anyways but I was hoping.
 
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#49
I'd say check for ES chips on ebay, but going by reviews even some of those suck. I saw 98c at 4.5 ghz...
 
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#50
TTL reached 5GHz with the Z87-GD65.... He warned about the H100i not coping with it, tho.

Haswell OC = Draw of the luck.