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since im building my rig within the next month (hopefully) im wondering if the Xeon 3060 beats teh e6600


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xeon - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117104


c2d - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115003


    
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I'm pretty sure they're like AMD's Operton range , more stable, but I don't think they're able to hit a higher overclock.
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These processors are technically none comparable. One of these processors (the Conroe) is designed to operate within a standard computer to run games and other home based applications. The Xeon is designed to be operating within a workstation or symmetric multi processor (SMP) server environment.

Therefore logic would state that the Xeon would operate move effectively with advanced numerical work even though to the lower level they are the same specification. The Core 2 Duo (Conroe) would therefore operate more effectively at games.

At the low level these processors are identical in specification however if you look at the processing units then you will notice that they are both designed to work with certain things
The Xeon is not designed for overclocking and will not overclock as far as the Conroe. However it will out perform it in mathematical processing.

Overall you want a Conroe
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check out this thread for more info:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...-new-post.html
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Originally Posted by The_Manual
These processors are technically none comparable. One of these processors (the Conroe) is designed to operate within a standard computer to run games and other home based applications. The Xeon is designed to be operating within a workstation or symmetric multi processor (SMP) server environment.

Therefore logic would state that the Xeon would operate move effectively with advanced numerical work even though to the lower level they are the same specification. The Core 2 Duo (Conroe) would therefore operate more effectively at games.

At the low level these processors are identical in specification however if you look at the processing units then you will notice that they are both designed to work with certain things
The Xeon is not designed for overclocking and will not overclock as far as the Conroe. However it will out perform it in mathematical processing.

Overall you want a Conroe
You are wrong, the Xeon 3060 are identical to core 2 duo 6600. The only difrence is a slightly higer price since they are "hand picked" for better stability.
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Would you like me to prove otherwise quoting data from Intel Architetcure 32 manuals?
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Originally Posted by The_Manual View Post
Would you like me to prove otherwise quoting data from Intel Architetcure 32 manuals?
Read the Intel Architecture 32 manual and give us the data. If there are any difrences I would like to know please All the information I have found indicates that Xeon 3060 and E6600 are identical. Here is a quote from wikipedia:

"3000-series "Conroe"

Intel released rebadged versions of the desktop Core 2 Duo (Conroe) as the Dual-Core Xeon 3000-series at the end of September 2006. Model numbers are 3040, 3050, 3060, and 3070; other than the name, they are otherwise identical to Core 2 Duo models E6300, E6400, E6600, and E6700 [4]. Unlike all previous Xeon-badged processors, they only support single-CPU operation."

In the tests I have read, Xeon 3060 and Core 2 Duo E6600 scores almost identical in games (1 frame more on E6600). Can`t find any link to the tests since I have lost my bookmarks.
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did you know that wikipedia can say anything as long as there is enough people that post the same thing? So would you believe it if wikipedia had said that "in the past 6 months, the world's elephant population decreased by 2/3?" Which actually did happen.

Moreover, perhaps more importantly, I wouldn't argue with The_Manual on something about Interl Processors. He's pretty buddy buddy with the folks at Intel.
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You are wrong, the Xeon 3060 are identical to core 2 duo 6600. The only difrence is a slightly higer price since they are "hand picked" for better stability.
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