Cpu advise Tags: CPUs Performance Last response: April 12, 2012 2:01 AM in CPUs Share nighthawk476 March 31, 2012 6:34:20 PM Hello, i just got a asus x79 board ....what would give more performance a 4 core i7 2011 socket or a xeon prossesor for the money ? More about : cpu advise o1die a c 159 à CPUs March 31, 2012 8:52:59 PM Xeon cpus may require ecc ram, which costs more. I would go with the regular 2011, unless you find a used xeon for a big discount. m 0 l nighthawk476 April 11, 2012 7:33:58 PM o1die said:Xeon cpus may require ecc ram, which costs more. I would go with the regular 2011, unless you find a used xeon for a big discount. yea thanks for the heads up on that ..what is the diff between ecc and non ecc m 0 l Related resources Advise on case and CPU cooler - Tech Support Advise on new CPU - Tech Support Can some one advise for me to upgrade cpu? - Tech Support Advise for CPU selection - Tech Support CPU Cooler - need expert advise - Tech Support Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer o1die a c 159 à CPUs April 11, 2012 9:52:24 PM ecc is error correcting for server boards. Non-ecc is for desktop motherboards. m 0 l nighthawk476 April 11, 2012 10:57:15 PM o1die said:ecc is error correcting for server boards. Non-ecc is for desktop motherboards. would ecc work with a regular hi end board ? m 0 l o1die a c 159 à CPUs April 12, 2012 2:01:49 AM Maybe not. It's more expensive and slower. No advantage there. If you have some, try selling it first. Desktop is much cheaper. I got 8 gb of ddr3 for only $23 after rebate. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOld CPU advise FX4170 Will it bottleneck? solution SolvedNeed some CPU advise solution SolvedGood time to upgrade my cpu? Need some serious advise. solution cpu and RAM advise i3 or AMD solution PC upgrade: mobo + cpu advise solution Advise on cpu cooler and psu solution SolvedClosed Loop CPU Cooling Advise Forum Need some advise on choosing CPU, MB and ram. solution Please advise: Upgrading from 6 yr old CPU/Mobo w/ $750-1000 budget solution 8 pin cpu power connector problem , psu recommendation and psu advise ( uprading my old pc ) solution SolvedRe: CPU cooler advise needed -please and thank you Forum SolvedSomebody suggested I need a cpu cooler (pls advise) Forum Which Liquid CPU Cooler will fit in my case? Please advise... Forum Need advise for choosing my next CPU. Forum I have E4600 installed in my Desk top, Please advise me what CPU I should use as I want to speed up my Machine? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !