Published on 19th May 2010 by
Originally Posted by Pete JHa! There are plenty of people on the forums who have bought a 930 to replace their 920, only to find that they couldn't reach their previous overclocking record!
Originally Posted by Sloth
Prices never transfer perfectly, but it's strange that you guys are seeing such a huge difference. Just doing a strait currency change it ends up being UK 920=$245, US 920/930=$290, UK 930=$330.
Originally Posted by SlothPrices never transfer perfectly, but it's strange that you guys are seeing such a huge difference. Just doing a strait currency change it ends up being UK 920=$245, US 920/930=$290, UK 930=$330.
Originally Posted by LizardStrictly speaking they are grey imports, not that I think most end-users care about that sort of thing.
Originally Posted by OmnituensI'm having trouble getting my 920 past 3.2 on this stupid mobo, wish I had gone asus :(
Originally Posted by somewhereoveryondaI saw a 920 on the cheap the other day but failed to see the 'logic' in buying something out of date! My set up has to last 4 years.. And paying however much for either is still a fortune! You might as well fork out the cash in the long run in my case for the extra performance.
I don't see how people manage to get more from their 920 than 930 considering the multiplier is higher with the same stock QPI... Please explain!
Originally Posted by ZurechialIs it safe to assume that all 930s are made with D0 stepping?
If so, that's another detail in favour of the 930, since it's still pot luck with some retailers as to which stepping of 920 you get and the differences between C0 and D0 are like night and day when it comes to overclocking capability.
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