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Glad I held off this long...I onlybought one--and t was used...
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Wow.... this fight is getting crazy. C2D and C2Q are already winning in the performance realm and they're talking about dropping the prices of those? And this is in retaliation to a product that isn't even out yet... Sounds like Intel is really concerned.

This is great, but when are we going to see this kind of price war in mobos and other components?
    
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What are the Pentium 2000's and Celeron 400's going to be like? I've never heard of either of those before and I thought the netburst architecture was being phased out?

But I do agree, the E6420 is looking good, however, won't the 4mb L2 make it not as OC'able like the E6600? AND now that the 63xx and 64xx are getting 4mb L2, are they still going to be Allendales or Conroes now?

I'm a tidbit skeptical about how these new Core's are gonna overclock... But I have my eye on that Q6600... future-proof, 8mb L2, 2.4Ghz... sounds nice to me

I just hope it can hit 3.6Ghz+ with a TEC or two on it
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dammmmmmmmmmmmn . i have my eye on the Q6600 for my next rig
    
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post #25 of 52
well I got my e6600 for $6 more then they are cutting the price to in Q2 07, so it doesn't make me all that bad inside. Just means I can sell it and get something better.
    
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post #26 of 52
DAMNIT!!. I just got my e6300 a week ago and now there telling me that not only could i have gotten it cheaper if i waited but i could have bought the e3620 and had 4 mb of cache. Damn...

I love this whole battle of cpus, Intel is pulling out all the tricks in order to keep AMD the underdog. I'm really loving the prices that are emerging. I don't understand how there could still be AMD fanboys. Intel is finally putting their engineers to good use instead of raising clock speeds, which i can easily do from the comfort of my chair.
    
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How long will it take for this to get into full effect, should I hold off on my e6300, what would you guys do..?
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Q2'07=April-June(?) '07

There is no point in waiting that long for a price cut =/
    
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post #29 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by boredom View Post
Q2'07=April-June(?) '07

There is no point in waiting that long for a price cut =/

4-6 months is an extremely long time just buy your Core 2 Duo's now. Are the supposed to cover the low end while those 3.5Ghz-4.0Ghz Quad Cores take the high end.
post #30 of 52
I misunderstood the article. I thought Jan 7th was the price cut date. Well, the Q6600 does look very nice, but I don't know if I can wait that long. However, since Crysis and HL2:Ep 2 and Quakewars got pushed back to April, April and March, respectively, I may just be able to get by with a new mobo and an overclocked Pressy. *shrug* Should give me more time to save up for some new ram, R650 (yes, I said it), and the Q6600.
    
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