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Is Conroe really IT!?

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i am thinking of buying one ( as my specs say) but is it really the new MUST HAVE CPU ? i mean does it really pound on the 4800 toledo i was also thinking of ? i mean what do you guys think ? i don't care about ram and all that just wondering if it will dominate it? they are roughly same price on the 'egg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115003
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103544
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the conroe will completely pwn the amd at stock then will oc like nothing you have ever seen
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The Conroe owns pretty much everything else around at the moment. Nothing even comes close at all once overclocked.
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Basically all Conroes oc to crazy speeds that own AMDs. BUT in a couple months, AMD will be releasing new cpus, so you may want to wait.
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i have a 3200xp i can't wait much longer
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Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary
i have a 3200xp i can't wait much longer
That 6200 is holding you back more. You might kick yourself if you buy a conroe now and AMD comes out with new stuff in 2-3 months.
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if anything is holding me back its my ram
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Yeah but Intel was quoted saying they will bring quads before amd to market. AMD announced it first but Intel said they will have it on shelves faster, so in my opinion. Get the conroe now, they are beast. Intel has done something right.!!!
    
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Of course Conroe OWNS everything currently. I have an e6400 at 3.52 ghz and x1800xt that scores nearly 28% avg better fps in BF2, Fear, and CS:Source than my cousin' s oc'ed fx-62 at 3.08 ghz with a geforce 7900 gtx card. Don't even try to compare a maximum overclocked allendale/conroe with a max overclocked 4800 toledo. It wouldn't be fair - it will just be a waste of time.
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quad core does nothing for gamers so i could care less about that
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