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    Verizon Says the Internet Will 'Change Forever' June 18th

    That would ruin the Internet. And from what it sounds like, you don't hate Congress getting "involved in anything" because your plan is a control freak's dream come true. Nationalize the Internet? It would be a disaster. Competition and innovation are a key driving forces that maintains the...
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    The year is 2042 -- Your best prediction for Intel's best chip

    Yes, but only for those who don't block the two ip addresses of the ad servers in their firewall!
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    The year is 2042 -- Your best prediction for Intel's best chip

    2042, I'm not sure. But I know for sure that in 2142 that the ice caps expand and nations fight over the last remaining ice-free lands. Battlemechs are used in a war between the EU and the PAC. Large hovering Titans with vulnerable power cores will hover over battlefields. This ice age that will...
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    3770K OC Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H Dice UD5H WB H-100

    Why not go for 2.2v at 8ghz? :) What were temps?
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    It depends on the chip and BIOS tweaking. I can get 4.4 on my 212+ w/3770K. 4.5 is doable also but I decided the extra 100mhz wasn't worth it to me. 4.6 is probably possible with the 212+, depending on tweaking CPU PLL, VTT, and IMC voltages. Other settings might also help in getting 4.6. I...
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    Issues wtih new 680 and BF3

    CPU bottleneck has nothing to do with resolution. It has to do with your max frames per second you can achieve. So it wouldn't matter if you were playing at 800x600 or 4000 by 3000.
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    IB Intel FAN BOY Alarm! need help choosing IB cpu

    Yup, I've seen people who skimp on the initial purchase, only to upgrade later and after everything is said and done they've spent as much or more money than they would have if they had just bought it up front instead of incrementing up to it. They think they are saving money, but they are not...
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    FYI I have case door open. The CPU heatsink fins are close to room temperature. They don't feel warm at all. The vid card effectively blows gpu heat out the back of the case. Really, it's not a factor in this case (pun). It's (evga GTX680 SC) also not hot on the top side of the card either...
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    Both the IHS and heatsink looked flat against each other. When I reoriented it, there were no areas of varying thickness on either. Looks like a flat contact on the entire IHS. The user comments on Newegg for this grease seemed very good. *shrug*. Was only $5 though. I have some four year old...
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    Well, when I took the 212 off to re-orientate it, the grease looked perfect. That being, a thin, semi-transparent, even coating with no bubbles and no excess grease lifting up. My 212+ doesn't have significant gaps between the copper tubes, either.
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    I'm not seeing anything here that disagrees with that finding.
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    Well, Krystm is reporting his water cooling is getting ~49c with the same CPU (3770K) I have so I seriously doubt that the 212+ will be only 2c warmer. Not sure what to make of it, yet.
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    Well my GPU is blowing the hot our out the back of the case when in use, and in these tests I'm not utilizing it. It's not putting out any heat for desktop CPU stress testing here. The gtx680 is has very little idle heat production. I re-oriented the 212+ vertically so the fan is now blowing...
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    Post your New Ivy Bridge Processor Thermals, Type of Cooling, and First Impressions:

    Yes. I would love to get better temps. I had similar temps with the 2700K on the same mobo/hyper 212+ (edit:actually ~10c cooler, sorry). The side panel is off on the case and the heatsink is facing up. Maybe I should face it vertical so it blows the air towards the back of the case? I have it...
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