First Broadwell-E consumer reviews are here!

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    I just read the bit-tech review on it. It's good for X99 owners, but it's not something I'm willing to invest in. I'll stick with my i7-4790K.
     
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    Meh. Other than the 10core (assuming you use stuff that will even use it fully), nothing here for x99 owners. Rest of the offerings are meh. More expensive than their haswell-e counterparts, for little to no gain and early results show worse overclocking

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-core-i7-broadwell-e-6950x-6900k-6850k-6800k,4587-7.html

    1.45V for 4.4 and silly heat dissipation.

    "Air cooling is really only an option if you run the -6800K at its stock frequencies. A simple closed-loop liquid cooler is needed to step up to 4.0GHz. At 4.4GHz, there’s no way around a true open-loop setup. For example, a Corsair H100i that we tried was overwhelmed after just 12 minutes, after which the processor throttled due to core temperatures in excess of 90 degrees Celsius."

    Most 5820K (it's haswell-e counterpart), will do 4.4@1.3ish and are fine using an AIO unit or one of the bigger dual tower air cooler (noctua dh15 and similar).
     
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    Honestly, sounds like silicon chips are reaching their limits :O

    Honestly I don't see any reason why anyone would wanna buy this.
    People who need more cores and cache can just opt for the latest Xeon cpus.
     
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    sounds pretty bad, I can do 4.3ghz @ 1.25v with a cm v8 with my 5820k (J batch) with not terrible temps at about 82C under load
     
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    82c is kinda hot don't you think
     
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    Considering its an air cooled haswell-e with a fairly heavy overclock...
    No

    Even cheap aio's have trouble keeping those chips cool