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post #31 of 60
Ok.. It states it will come in packages of two CPUs, but no where it states that this will be the only method of retail.

I still have to wonder whether this will be overclockable in any way.

Personally, I am not sure this will be a hit for servers, etc. Since AMD already has the 1207 platform in place for that with dual and possibly quad Opterons.
    
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The point is that it will be ~1000 for 2 dual-core CPUs. Therefore, it can compete with the price of Kentsfield. It's not going to be ridiculously expensive. It will be no more than when the FX series originally came out for 949. An for cooling solutions, I think there is room for 2 Arctic Cooling Freezers. Also IMO it is still better than having 4 cores jammed under 1 IHS.
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Hehehe I think I'd prefer a quad core single CPU.
    
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post #34 of 60
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Ok.. It states it will come in packages of two CPUs, but no where it states that this will be the only method of retail.

I still have to wonder whether this will be overclockable in any way.

Personally, I am not sure this will be a hit for servers, etc. Since AMD already has the 1207 platform in place for that with dual and possibly quad Opterons.
Well ECC also costs more, 4x4 is more of a true middleground between desktop and servers, so it can cater to both hopefully efficiently.. Then when Quad core comes out, it'll be 4x8 and so on.
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My thinking is if your going for a quad core system go intel, but when AMD's actual quads come out, thats 8 coresalltogether, now how do you suppose intel will compeat with that? personaly I think AMD just planning for the future

even if overclockability is low thats still 8 cores, of course I think that probly wont be that much of a problem

and am I the only one that noticed the Mach II GT SlI? I wonder why thats being produced?

and AMD did buy out ATI for some reason so I think we just might be surprised
    
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Whoops, read that wrong the first time... I apologize for my arrogance. Still...seems intriguing, but for a normally mid-range guy such as myself, not an option...and yes Cho, a single quad would be better
    
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n00bs...

(AMD that is*)

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The point is that it will be ~1000 for 2 dual-core CPUs. Therefore, it can compete with the price of Kentsfield. It's not going to be ridiculously expensive. It will be no more than when the FX series originally came out for 949. An for cooling solutions, I think there is room for 2 Arctic Cooling Freezers. Also IMO it is still better than having 4 cores jammed under 1 IHS.
Well those 4 cores jamed under 1 IHS have the same TDP as AMDs FX-7x dual core CPUs (actually about 5W less), and since you need two FX-7x CPUs, thats more that double the TDP of "4 cores jamed under 1 IHS". I dont know about you, but I think the quad core option looks a lot more attractive.
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i agree whith waxshop this is just to buy amd time so they dont loose to mutch reputation inbetween now and k8l
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This isn't AMD buying time until the release of K8L (Kentsfield isn't even released yet), this is AMD looking into the future. Once K8L is released you can throw 2 K8L chips in there making it a total of 8 CPU cores, 4 PCI-E slots and, I'd imagine, 8 DDR2 RAM slots. An absolute monster.

There is a slide floating around showing an 4x4 based board (possibly ASUS) and it looks pretty nice. It wasn't as cluttered as I though it would be, just thought I might add that =D
    
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