Hello, I curently have an old pc with a Core 2 Duo E8500 cpu and I am thinking to upgrade .. I am a gamer ... Should I wait for Haswell or go for an Ivy Bridge ( dispite it's heat problem when overcloaked ) ??
I still think ivy is a batch issue. I am just starting my oc on the i5 3570k I have it at 4.5 1.21 volts max tdp is 66 watts 11 watts under-spec at max load and have only ever hit 60* once with Intel burn test average gaming temps are 40-45. with prime 95 after 2 hours is tempts 52*. I am not an big overclocker I like to hover around 500-800 over speck but for ivy bridge so far it feels like the skys the limit.