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How many people do you think bought a intel EE 965 instead of a X6800?

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I am willing to bet huge amounts of money that there have been quite a few people buying the intel EE965 for $1000 as opposed to a X6800 for $950. They just say "oh look it's 3.7ghz and that one is only 2.9, this one is also more expensive, it has to be better!".
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lol, only idiots. o wait, there's plenty of them. (idiots aka people that don't come here everyday!)
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Im sure there are lots of of people with that mentality.
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I had to explain to some one that the E6300 was faster than the EE965. The didnt believe me until I googled and showed them some benchmarks. I saved them from a very expensive mistake.
    
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Research is key to any purchase. And the less you know about a product or pruduct line, the more you should research it before purchase. That has always been my personal guideline.
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lol, what dual core CPU(Intel) is comparable to the E6300?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thumper
Research is key to any purchase. And the less you know about a product or pruduct line, the more you should research it before purchase. That has always been my personal guideline.
my research is you guys.
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Wow FAST!!!
Reviewed By: Bob on 9/11/2006 Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5
Tech Level: high - Ownership: 1 day to 1 week


Pros: Wow this thing is fast. I got it up over 4 gigahertz. No processor can compete with that speed, not even the new Intel Core 2s.

Cons: None, its so fast

Other Thoughts: FAST!!! Get one



well, That guy was fooled, Whoopie! Over 4 Ghz with a 3.73 stock CPU, Good work Bob!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549
lol, what dual core CPU(Intel) is comparable to the E6300?
Your question doesn't make sense because an E6300 is a Dual Core Intel CPU, but I think you mean "What dual core Netburst architecture (Pentium D) based CPU is comparable to the Core 2 Duo E6300?"
The answer is that a stock Core 2 Duo E6300 (1.86ghz) is roughly equal to a ~3.8ghz Pentium D.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by ckp64
The answer is that a stock Core 2 Duo E6300 (1.86ghz) is roughly equal to a ~3.8ghz Pentium D.
Correct!


Quote:
Originally Posted by BenHagerty
well, That guy was fooled, Whoopie! Over 4 Ghz with a 3.73 stock CPU, Good work Bob!
Let's not forget that a Pentium D at over 4.0ghz is an amazing CPU, fast yes but when you compared it to a non Core 2 Duo/Conroe at stock or overclock........everything else? it comes close in performance.
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