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From what I've seen so far the E6600 out preforms the E6700
That statement simply doesn't make any sense. The Conroes have unlocked multipliers, so the E6700 could be the E6600 if someone so chooseS. But it has to be downgraded to become an E6600...
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post #52 of 115
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That statement simply doesn't make any sense. The Conroes have unlocked multipliers, so the E6700 could be the E6600 if someone so choose.
I guess he means he heard it overclocks better. Kind of like I heard that the E6700 is the king of overclocking while the E6800 is better at stock. (lol I didn't edit)..

I would say the E6300 is the best. It may or may not have been near the 4ghz range. But coming all the way from 1.8 to like 3.4 stable that a lot of people claim to get says a lot. That would be like the E6600 2.4ghz going to 4 ghz stable.
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post #53 of 115
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That statement simply doesn't make any sense. The Conroes have unlocked multipliers, so the E6700 could be the E6600 if someone so choose. But it has to be downgraded to become an E6600...
I'm going by what I've seen so far 2 through 9 are E6600, I'm not saying it can't but I'm yet to see it.
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post #54 of 115
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I guess he means he heard it overclocks better. Kind of like I heard that the E6700 is the king of overclocking while the E6800.

I would say the E6300 is the best. It may or may not have been near the 4ghz range. But coming all the way from 1.8 to like 3.4 stable that a lot of people claim to get says a lot. That would be like the E6600 2.4ghz going to 4 ghz stable.
Actually, it would be like the E6600 going to 4.38Ghz
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post #55 of 115
Nobody is going to go AMD 4x4 if they have to pay $350 x 2 for the cheapest setup or $550 x 2 for 3GHz..
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Who wants to be the guinea pig for this on? =D
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post #57 of 115
Wow, those processors look like great deals...

*looks at mobo price* ! $430? That's how much my computer initially cost me! (without certain things such as a monitor)
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post #58 of 115
$550 x 2 for the FX-74s + $450 for the motherboard + $600 for 4 sticks of DDR2 = $2150

$1000 for a QX6700 + $180 for a P5B-D + $300 for 2GB of good DDR2 = $1480


You can buy a better performing system for less, and have enough left over in price difference to throw in an 8800GTX.
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post #59 of 115
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Which are you talking about? The 4x4 setup or the QX?

The 4x4's use the HTT link to talk between the two DC's, which makes it a much slower process and hardly overclockable, but the QX could also be seen as using the FSB (sorta) to communicate between the two Conroe DC's under the hood... Of course it isn't called the FSB, but it does have some physical link between the two dies.
No, the Kent has no links between the processors and any communication between the two sets of dual cores (memory sharing) has to first travel across the FSB to system RAM and then back across the FSB to the other pair of processors, or more accurately their cache. It's this reason that when threading picks up Intel will have to adopt a HTT tech of their own. The HTT link of AMD is much faster than intel's FSB and the two CPU's cache can communicate with each other directly across the HTT link. Vista and the coming of increased threading will really put this into perspective too. For the time being however it's just not a practical solution because of the current differences in the aged AMD K8 and Intel's Core technology.

In other news... I'm so mad the "egg" is selling these individually, it's dishonest. Goat, I'm actually upset but you're right... the price quad Intel is the cheaper/better way to go.
    
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.also that asus mb has a sky high price tag..and i want to know..will you be able to fit 2 tuniqs on there or BTs?
I don't see 2 Typhoons on that board, looks way to tight. Maybe 2 Noctua's, NH-U9s or U12s.....but then you'll have the hot waste air from the first one hitting the second cooler.....not ideal. I'd rather buy the QX6700 for the same price as the high end 4x4 and save money that I would spend on a second cooler and that tricky set-up.
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