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Ohhhh no. It is 2 chips 975 and 980. Both got 4.5GHz stable and suicide of 4.7GHz.
I'm sure alot of people here would like to see proof of your misinformation that your spreading around that a X4 CPU is better than a X6 at overclocking.

If you can get 3200MHz on the Northbridge (Stable) Then fair enough, would love to see you make an attempt on this.
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Look at the 980 reviews. Not a golden chip. Others got 4.3GHz on air.

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I'm surealot of people here would like to see proof of your misinformation that your spreading around that a X4 CPU is better than a X6 at overclocking.

If you can get 3200MHz on the Northbridge (Stable) Then fair enough, would love to see you make an attempt on this.
misinformation.....lol
http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1292.html
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?

Still doesn't show it's better than a X6 matey.
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Still doesn't show it's better than a X6 matey.
You can easily overclock yours and post the results. I am not a matey....
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You can easily overclock yours and post the results. I am not a matey....
You don't have a sig system either. How about you get some specs shown before posting suspicious opinions, otherwise ppl might just skip your posts. (like I did with the first 2, before you got too annoying)
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You can easily overclock yours and post the results. I am not a matey....
Look on HWBOT much? I would link you some, but the site is not loading up for me atm.

Highest I have achieved with a X6 was 4.4GHz, coulden't go any higher because of the tempature going 60C+ Managed to get the Northbridge to 3300MHz also, which something that a Deneb can't do with Stability

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Look on HWBOT much? I would link you some, but the site is not loading up for me atm.

Highest I have achieved with a X6 was 4.4GHz, coulden't go any higher because of the tempature going 60C+ Managed to get the Northbridge to 3300MHz also, which something that a Deneb can't do with Stability
who said anything about NB. Although it is noble your passion, I simply stated the overclocking potential on the 975/980. Never mentioned NB and never said the x4 was better. I am not here to argue a moot point.

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You don't have a sig system either. How about you get some specs shown before posting suspicious opinions, otherwise ppl might just skip your posts. (like I did with the first 2, before you got too annoying)
Ronnin, look at the test setup in the review.
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everyone need to relax. Case point, buy what fits into your budget and make sure it does what you want. If you are going to be compressing movies while you play game bro get a hex ... if u are just playing games why spend the extra 30$ if u dont have to ... just my .02$ on the whole thing. I bought a Hex core though and love it! So just figure $$$ wize for your self and roll with it!
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None, besides higher overclockability, improved IMC and a tad better perfomance in some games (BFBC2, GTAIV).

Overall the difference is unexistent.

I'd get a 990FX based board, an el-cheapo Phenom (say X2 550 and unlock it), then get a BD when the come out.
   
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None, besides higher overclockability, improved IMC and a tad better perfomance in some games (BFBC2, GTAIV).

Overall the difference is unexistent.

I'd get a 990FX based board, an el-cheapo Phenom (say X2 550 and unlock it), then get a BD when the come out.
Just an FYI, not all x2's can unlock to all 4 cores, could only unlock 1 on my old x2.
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