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It really sucks that now a days fast CPU = more core. Adding more cores does increase performance but only for apps that you it. Having 5Ghz single core is better then 2.5Ghz Dual core.
Two words: multitasking and multithreaded.
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Two words: multitasking and multithreaded.
Let say a game uses 2 cores. A CPU Dual core CPU @ 10Ghz will smoke a 6Ghz Quad core.
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Let say a game uses 2 cores. A CPU Dual core CPU @ 10Ghz will smoke a 6Ghz Quad core.
Let's say you're playing a game that would actually struggle to get good frames with modern hardware.

6 GHz quad core smokes 10 GHz dual core, assuming equal IPC.

And even if that was the scenario, what if you wanted to encode a video in the background or fold or whatever? Quad core wins.
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Let say a game uses 2 cores. A CPU Dual core CPU @ 10Ghz will smoke a 6Ghz Quad core.
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Many 2600k users have there clocks up to 5GHz. 5 X 4 = 20Ghz. But there not "really" communicating with each-other rite?


Is this even serious? It's not even accurate in calling this trolling if you intended it to be.

I could have sworn I saw something like this a while ago. Where do you kids get this formula from?
    
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GHz DOES still go up. The only reason people think that it doesn't is because of how fast it did back in the late '90s and the NetBurst days.

Good luck getting a Q6600 past 4 GHz... while a 2500k will go past 5.
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quoted the wrong quote
I wanted to quote the guy where he's saying 2ghzx2=xxxxghz
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Is this even serious? It's not even accurate in calling this trolling if you intended it to be.

I could have sworn I saw something like this a while ago. Where do you kids get this formula from?
You have seen something like this before...My sig quote down !

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bah, dont listen to that the q6600 is great if youre overclocking, lets see e8400 3ghz x 2= 6 ghz or q6600 oc 3ghz x 4 =12 ghz, thats pretty obvious.
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intel have the technology but they are not launching it because they want to take profit every year they will gradually increase the speeds of a system so that they can maxiize the profit
There's no way they have that tech. If they wanted to maximize profit they could release this "tech they already have" and command a virtual monopoly on the CPU market. You're saying that intel is many generations ahead of their own released tech and ready to launch this technology right now?
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Well those figures are blatantly made up...Judging by munaim's very accurate Sandy Bridge Stable Club the top 2600K cant even hit 5.1ghz and thats at 1.44v...and even then that chip is at mid 70s under WATER. Some of the chips require almost 1.5v just to hit 5.0ghz...So I dont understand where this 5.5ghz at 1.4v bollocks is coming from?
Thats probably true, i never actually looked into that. i just kept seeing everyone with SB gloating that they could hit 5GHz so easily, so i figured that 5 was the norm.

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Also Nemesis, you say if Intel where to bring out new single core processors they could hit 10Ghz...Well regardless of the fact that there wont be any 10Ghz chips anytime soon, why would Intel go back to releasing new single core chips?!Your logic in backing up your claims is insane!
I never said that intel (or any other CPU manufacturer for that matter) would go back to Single-core mainstream processors, i was simply stating that at the rate processor speed in GHz was increasing during the P4 era(1GHz in 2000 to 3.6GHz in 03/04), we would have at least 5GHz processors today IF they HAD kept making single core processors.

What i also stated was that the only real thing currently limiting Multi-core processors from attaining higher clock speeds is heat. Logic would then dictate that if you had 1 single core processor of SB architecture design, it could withstand being clocked near 10GHz, with enough power and cooling.
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