Thanks for the feedback. I think I will likely sell the Intel setup then. The AMD rig meets my needs, I like sticking with the underdog when I can. The price for the AMD represented it lower appeal even if the true cost isn't that far off.
-Samsung 850 Evo M.2 250Gb SSD
-8gb DDR4-3000 RAM Corsair
-AMD 8320 CPU
-Cooler Hyper 212 EVO (must use this cooler since the original backplate had to removed for this cooler and is no longer around)
Ok, thanks for the feedback. I'm a little torn which direction I want to go.
I got an iPad for a work Christmas present I thought it would replace the laptop, but now that I've used the iPad I don't think I could give up the laptop.
I've got a Haswell Dell XPS 12 (late 2013 model).
Has i7 4500u processor
256GB Samsung 850 EVO mSATA SSD
1080p IPS screen
In 9.5/10 condition with original packaging.
Backlit keyboard with great typing feel
Agree, OC became less interesting with unlocked multipliers rather than freq and tweaks. Intel really killed the enthusiast hobby side of it for me. I OC'd because it was fun more than I needed the performance. It seems like even the dual cores have enough for me these days even...
This stinks. Cheap OC in the past actually made me buy a lot more CPUs. I've only bought one high end CPU since the lockdown (3570k). I think Intel would have a lot more of my dollars since Sandybridge if they allowed some sort of OC on cheaper chips.
But, I do have a z170x-UD3 with an OC...
I have the 550 model (got it at Canada computers for about $115) and the fan never turns on with my GTX960 and i3 6100 as far as I can tell. I've reached and felt for hot air while playing Battlefield and felt nothing.
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