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post #31 of 39
Ahh good point. If I can get a Intel for $X why should I have to pay $Y for 2 AMD's.
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From everwhere I have seen, you buy the two processors as a pair, and not for a huge price either. AMD has said $1000 and below, so I take that as the 3.2ghz clocked CPU's for $1000 and it goes down as clock speed goes down.
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Originally Posted by Jori View Post
From everwhere I have seen, you buy the two processors as a pair, and not for a huge price either. AMD has said $1000 and below, so I take that as the 3.2ghz clocked CPU's for $1000 and it goes down as clock speed goes down.
Hey that sounds pretty cool... So then could you buy the pair and pay half and half with a friend so you get two CPUs, one each? Or are they gonna do something that's gonna make you have to use them together...
post #34 of 39
Mr Hundred Gunner, not to call ya a noob, if your refering to the q6700's then no, it's a 4 core processor, singular. Not like the xeon or gah I can't remember the other that usually is built for servers, I think sempron or something.

However I haven't researched the physical info on the amd 4x4 as it's nicknamed here. So It maybe 2 seperate core's on a single mobo, which is just a server mobo, and well... it's false advertising because they're re advertising a server mobo, calling it something else, and selling it for a higher price, when it practically is the same... from my perspective....

But that's my view...

Anyone who can correct me on the proper info, i'd highly appreciate it, specifically from those with more knowledge on the hardware info then myself and other's who are interested as well.

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Not to be mean, but:

"Duh?"

As 8 cores will be better than 4. As 2 cores was when it came out.
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Mr Hundred Gunner, not to call ya a noob, if your refering to the q6700's then no, it's a 4 core processor, singular.
I never said a word about Q6700.
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Well there are the following types of Multi-cores :

1. Cores Under the same DIE.
2. Seperate cores on a singular CPU chip.
post #38 of 39
The new AMD will kick the Core 2's butt if you want to spend the money that is... http://megagames.com/news/html/hardw...vantages.shtml
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Right now i'm waiting for the reviews of the new nvidia cards, and when ati comes out with theres, the same, so that I can truly decide which to get, weather it be AMD, or INTEL. The True final bottleneck will now be the gfx card again, and I hope that truly gets fixed up in the next cards. For now the cpu's have dramatically increased to a point that the gfx cards have a requirement to seriously go beyond the mhz core's, and get into the ghz core's to actually even the margin.

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