Re: I7 950 OC question
Well, games only use 2o4 cores usually. But it uses thosehs cores at max. So 2 cores at 3.06 vs 3.8 would give a boost.
It was pretty easy getting to 3.8Ghz on my 950, not bad at 4, but after that i heat up.
I'd read Slaymates guide to i7 overclocking.
Foldie = i7 950@ 4.0Ghz Gigabyte x58a-ud3r EVGA 970 SC Corsair H100 Corsair hx520 3x2gb OCZ Gold Corsair 650D
Woohoo = L5639 @3.1Ghz EVGA SR-2 gtx 260-216 Hyper 212+ Corsair 1050hx 6x2gb Corsair XMS3 Blackhawk Ulra
Alienware 18 - SLI 770M 4700mq 16Gig