Ivy Bridge vs Kaby Lake

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  1. waloshin

    waloshin Notebook Consultant

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    Will I see much of a speed improvement in video editing between by 2012 Mac Mini 2.3 GHz i7 Quad and a Kabby Lake i7 7700 ?

    Will I see any big changes in export speed with Quick Cache between the Third gen HD 4000 and 7th Gen HD 630?

    I am building a desktop with these specs:

    Processor: Intel i7 7700
    Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-H270-Gaming 3 or MSI H270 PC MATE or [Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3
    Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB 3000 MHZ
    SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB
    Power Supply: Seasonic Platinum 660 - SS-660XP2
    Video Card: Asus R9 280X flashed for Mac

    Thanks
     
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    DukeCLR Notebook Deity

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    I don't know much about Macs but I just built a Kaby Lake rig and its amazingly fast in both the games I play and daily use.
     
  3. TomJGX

    TomJGX I HATE BGA!

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    Please change the 7700 to a 7700K... And a Z270 board...

    Everything else is fine!
     
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    Note that if you are going to do this, you'll also have to add the cost of a good CPU cooler since the -K chips don't ship with them anymore.

    And if you plan on overclocking, I'd double-check your PSU requirements.
     
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    Slightly disappointing that they don't ship with the cooler any more, was nice to fall back on the factory cooler when my old closed loop cooler failed. Oh well.
     
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    TomJGX I HATE BGA!

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    Agreed on the cooler... PSU is 660W which is plenty... My friend runs an overclocked 6700K and a GTX1080 with a 650W PSU!

    Sent from my LG-H850 using Tapatalk
     
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    Support.2@XOTIC PC Company Representative

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    Not many times a single GPU machine would ever need more than 600-700
     
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    TomJGX I HATE BGA!

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    Also platinum PSU so it's about as efficient as it ever gets! 660W will be good enough!
     
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    Support.2@XOTIC PC Company Representative

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    Agreed, even in a budget build I try not to cut corners on PSU efficiency.
     
  10. jaug1337

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    The only thing no one should ever do in any desktop build one way or another.

    The PSU is the single most important component, so I completely agree.
     
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