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When sort above you look at the result, we were inferior to Core 2 Extreme QX6700 in both sides of performance and electric power consumption, we became the result where regrettable impression remains. In addition, the threshold of introduction such as around cooling the dual processor is high, niche may become the product for the user rather is.

 Simply, as touched even with Bunchu, also what latest appraisal kit is pulling out the efficiency of Quad FX completely and with cannot think is fact. Still, there probably is a margin of tuning in BIOS and the chip set driver etc. When such as that, the possibility the difference which competes with latest Core 2 Extreme QX6700 being overturned thinks that it is many it is.

 In addition, it is the point which can expect also the fact that to the place where “8 cores†are closest it is. Also AMD has planned throwing [kuatsudokoa] which is called in the code name “of Barcelona†in 2007, but as for this Barcelona in the schedule where loading becomes possible, that time it becomes environment of the total 8 core even in the Quad FX system.

 Of course, the consumer user which now directly can feel the benefit of 8 cores thinks that it is limited, but the application where environment of multi cores is utilized by the spread of the multiple core, probably will increase. When such as that, it becomes the big advantage of AMD for the system which can actualize 8 cores even for the consumer to be prepared.

 If the honest place, just the latest test result you see, you think introduction that the kind of element which stops wanting to hesitate is more. But, as for this Quad FX as a consumer PC as had unknown charm as the dual processor environment which cannot see long, you are moved. We would like to expect that charm steadily keeps being pulled out from now on, by AMD.
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Why does the FX CPU say 2005 on it?
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Power consumption is totally dominated by the QX6700!!
    
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Hmm interesting, the X6700 also costs $1500 on Newegg right now as well, and 4x4 is sold in pairs of processors, so AMD has the cheaper quad core, but since it is 2 dual cores running at 125W there is increased power consumption. Benchmarks seem to go back and forth and remain pretty close though.

Edit: Im surprised more people havent commented on this.
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Why does the FX CPU say 2005 on it?
youll find nearly all AMD's made since 2005 say that... its a copyright date

it actually says 06 if you read the stepping and all that
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I'm pretty suprized as to how close some of those are, AMD pulls ahead slightly some parts, but Intel is still dominating most bench's. Although I liked how AMD pulled ahead with some of the resolutions FPS. We'll really need to wait to see more tests between the two systems, too bad I won't have the $ to build either system.
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i think i saw 589 watts in consumption at one point. wow.
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Why does the FX CPU say 2005 on it?
I can answer you on this:
It's the IHS that says it, all 2005 IHS'es are "soldered" to the core.

The 2001 ones, (You'll even find CPU's from '04 having the 2001 IHS'es) obviously, isn't soldered.
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Well, since this is an early product of the 4x4 concept, they will probably be able to reach Q6700. However, Intel isn't at a standstill either, and will probably be able to get some refresh of the Q-series on the market by then.

The power consumption is such a hard thing to swallow for me, since my dual radiator setup is already going to be pretty maxxed out with a quad core and R600. I dont think I want ANOTHER processor (if I was to use 4x4) heating up the loop even more. Thats just ridiculous.

However, since RD600 is the last crossfire/intel setup, we are kinda being FORCED into the situation of having to use AMD for dual-ATI solutions. Stupid AMD....(lawl, im really gonna get it for this one).
    
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I can answer you on this:
It's the IHS that says it, all 2005 IHS'es are "soldered" to the core.

The 2001 ones, (You'll even find CPU's from '04 having the 2001 IHS'es) obviously, isn't soldered.
Why would they produce new chips with old years? They have to print the rest of the infomation on the IHS when they make the chip, so why not update the year?
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