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 Post subject: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:09 pm 
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http://www.silentpcreview.com/Intel_Core_i7-5775C/


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:59 am 
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Nice!

It seems to be a nice option to have, at least once prices cool down a bit. Although you'd be a bit concious of how silent an AiO system can be made, the enforced TDP limit does solve that somewhat.

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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:32 pm 
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A quick question regarding your "platform cost" section: it looks like you've got AMD's A8-7600 using $60 RAM where the rest of the DDR3 systems are using $40 RAM. Your test notes mention a single DDR3 and a single DDR4 option, and the notes on the price graph call out only the Skylake system as needing the DDR4. Was this intended?

My guess is that all the DDR3 systems were meant to use the $40 RAM, and only the Skylake system uses the $60 RAM. Would this be true? If so, does this affect your "performance per dollar" results?

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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:41 pm 
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A Skylake-E with 8 cores, 20 MB L3 and 256 MB L4 would be a big hit with gamers, but currently Intel is not interested to discuss that.


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:06 pm 
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Tzupy wrote:
A Skylake-E with 8 cores, 20 MB L3 and 256 MB L4 would be a big hit with gamers...

heh.

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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:14 pm 
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Tzupy wrote:
A Skylake-E with 8 cores, 20 MB L3 and 256 MB L4 would be a big hit with gamers, but currently Intel is not interested to discuss that.
Not following.... given that i want one, i dont see a much benefit on the gaming side.

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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 11:01 pm 
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Skylake e hasn't been released as a Xeon, high end desktop CPU or anything. There might be engineering samples floating around somewhere but I can understand if Intel doesn't want to discuss it with gamers.


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:24 pm 
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CA_Steve wrote:
Tzupy wrote:
A Skylake-E with 8 cores, 20 MB L3 and 256 MB L4 would be a big hit with gamers...

heh.
Must be a WoW gamer :mrgreen:

If the prices drop, maybe the 5775C is the right thing for a gaming PC for the Mrs.


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:19 am 
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Ha, iteresting article! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:42 pm 
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It seems that the i7-5775C is a perfect chip for the Apex MI-008 which is very cheap and quiet for a small case plus power supply. There are few if any single slot GPU that would fit in this Apex, and even if there were it would be noisier.


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 Post subject: Re: Intel Core i7-5775C: Broadwell for Desktops
PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 2:07 am 
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@Lawrence Lee:
Is there really no way to increase maximum package power consumption so CPU have higher clocks? Have you tried Power Plane Current Limit with CPU Thermal Throttling disabled?

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I mean, I've read somewhere that it's possible to increase TDP in Intel XTU to increase graphics performance...


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