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Poll Results: You knew I had several Intel SSD's. And now I've ordered a Sandy. Are you jealous?

 
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I aint in denial and I don't care
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Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post
I aint in denial and I don't care
People who state they are not in denial, they are the ones that actually is in a real denial
    
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Turrican 9---Don't worry yourself one bit about the ifs & ands, whether or not. If you enjoy it and can afford it ....go for it

Heck ,for my needs I would still be sportin' a pentium rig....but I, like so many others get a lot of pleasure out of my hobby and let's face it---men's toys cost money
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post #54 of 212
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Turrican 9---Don't worry yourself one bit about the ifs & ands, whether or not. If you enjoy it and can afford it ....go for it

Heck ,for my needs I would still be sportin' a pentium rig....but I, like so many others get a lot of pleasure out of my hobby and let's face it---men's toys cost money
Yeah
    
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munaim1

First thing I'm gonna do when my Sandybridge arrives and are installed, is to beat your SuperPi 1M score, using only Air cooling VS your Watercooling
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
People who state they are not in denial, they are the ones that actually is in a real denial
really Am I happy with my Q9650@4GHz +, or am I in denial and Jealous on the 1155 people?

EDIT: Anyways im happy for you and good luck on your build.
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Well, In that thread I just asked what other people believed

And thanks for that
    
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post #58 of 212
I believe it is an upgrade because I had a Q9550 @ 3.8ghz and playing BC2 my gpu usage was only abour 40% on both 5870 now that I have a 2500k @ 4.7ghz my gpu are at 100% usage.
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Originally Posted by Genome View Post
I believe it is an upgrade because I had a Q9550 @ 3.8ghz and playing BC2 my gpu usage was only abour 40% on both 5870 now that I have a 2500k @ 4.7ghz my gpu are at 100% usage.
And that was online play? I can believe you had a CPU bottleneck if using two 5870's in crossfire. In online play a Q9xxx@4GHz is even bottlenecking only one high-end GPU.
    
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Nice buy you will love it!
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