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Old 29-08-14, 03:39 PM
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Intel Core i7-5960X Review with ASUS X99 Deluxe



The next generation of premium Intel CPU and Chipsets are upon us, in the form of the 8 Core Haswell-E i7-5960X, on the ASUS X99 Deluxe motherboard.


Intel Core i7-5960X Review with ASUS X99 Deluxe Review

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Old 29-08-14, 03:50 PM
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Old 29-08-14, 03:52 PM
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I keep looking at the benchmarks and having to tell myself I don't need one.
I really want it :/
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Old 29-08-14, 04:24 PM
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Gah, I don't think I'll bother with X99. I don't need 12 threads, and while affording it is a non-issue, I just can't justify spending nearly €1000 on a motherboard, CPU and 16GB of DDR4.

Performance on the other hand, particularly a workstation, there's no beating it. Although it's a pity the turbo frequencies are as low as they are though. The two 8-core Xeon E5-2687V2's that are in my workstation at work turbo up to 4GHz. No way Intel is going to sacrifice their huge margin Xeon business though.
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Old 29-08-14, 04:36 PM
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Everyone wants it but doesn't that pricey premium

I'd buy one second hand if i could at the right price
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Old 29-08-14, 04:50 PM
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Great review.

Wow Tomb Raider really benefits from the extra cores, Wish they would of done like they did with the last gen though, 4930K had the same cores as the extreme version.

Not out of my price range but it would be wasted on me due to only gaming with 1 GPU and not needing a gazillion gigs of ram
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Old 29-08-14, 04:58 PM
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Awesome eagerly awaited write up Guv, but just wow that price! Very impressed with the Asus board though, kudos to them. Saving the Video for later.
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Ive done 72 hours since 6am Monday morning when I started all the X79 stuff.....

To say Im tired right now is an understatement. I enjoy seeing you lot like it but I need a hardware break this weekend!
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Old 29-08-14, 05:03 PM
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Ive done 72 hours since 6am Monday morning when I started all the X79 stuff.....

To say Im tired right now is an understatement. I enjoy seeing you lot like it but I need a hardware break this weekend!
Then take a day off. The forum has got this
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Old 29-08-14, 05:04 PM
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Glad everyone likes it. Sure that price is steep, but for those of us who use loads of applications that wants more threads than a weaver, it's extremely tempting.
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