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Sorry if this has been posted befor, I couldnt find it.

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061112-8202.html
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Jesus Christ. Are they trying to kill us?

There's no way I'm considering it until the price comes way down and they prove that it's better performance than any similar proc/mobo solution.
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This is crazy..they should calm down in the computer tech industry..
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post #4 of 38
That's what the Kentsfield costs...


Notice that the true quad cores will be 4x4 compatible... octo-core, anyone?
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For the same price, which has better performance? If you're not doing an insane amount of stuff at an insane resolution, the more connections the worse.
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post #6 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
That's what the Kentsfield costs...


Notice that the true quad cores will be 4x4 compatible... octo-core, anyone?
8 instances of Folding@Home + 2 R600 gpus = 10 instances !, which Im sure they will add R600 to the gpu folding program list..


did someone ask for a folding rig? lol
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post #7 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
That's what the Kentsfield costs...


Notice that the true quad cores will be 4x4 compatible... octo-core, anyone?

AMD is just building up to that "HOLY S***" moment .
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Hmmmm Kents or AMD?!?!?
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post #9 of 38
What's so special about 4x4?? Ain't it still using the architecture 5 years ago?
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post #10 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by shajbot View Post
What's so special about 4x4?? Ain't it still using the architecture 5 years ago?
The thing that makes it "special" is that you will be able to add quad cores once they're out
    
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