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post #11 of 20
You'd be much happier with a QX6700.

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No, not Intel FTW, C2D FTW. I don't like fanboys.
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post #12 of 20

QX6700

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QX6700 for all the above reasons listed.

LMAO Nasgul. I've seen that in multiple posts from you.
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post #14 of 20
QX6700 is clearly the winner.

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For those users who won't migrate to eight cores, once AMD's new micro-architecture debuts next year with native quad-core support, this expensive Quad FX platform will be notably slower than cheaper single socket systems
AMD hopes to sell more Quad FX processors than any FX processor in the past, which to us means that either AMD sees much more opportunity in this platform than we do, or that the previous FX processors simply didn't sell very well.
What you think?
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Luckily for AMD, Intel doesn't appear to be doing anything huge between now and then either, so it looks like the CPU wars will cool down for a while after a heated few months.
Certainly good news. Now we wouldn't be driven nuts because we just got something new and something else is released.
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post #15 of 20
QX6700 definatly, 4x4 is just for AMD to get there feet wet in more then two cores,put up some competition against C2D, and to make serious cash out of uber AMD fanboys and 1337 gam3rs. lmao...
    
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post #16 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241 View Post
Fatal05 basically summed it up...most people on this forum will tell you to get a QX6700.
dito man. i would go with the QX6700. it so rapes amd right.
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post #17 of 20
You got Yorkfield and Bearlake coming also but not till probably Q3. Yorkfield = 45nm, 2x6mb L2 cache, 1333FSB, 3.4Ghz to 3.7Ghz
Bearlake = chipset supporting DDR3 1333 and PCIe 2.0
    
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post #18 of 20
Both are a equal waste of money lol. What are you going to do that needs a QX-6700? Just get a C2D and overclock it if you wanna spend some money.
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post #19 of 20
I hate to hear myself saying this but go for Intel. The new AMD will only have 2 things on 'em: 1-Slightly better in intense multi-tasking 2-The socket would be more future proof
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jori View Post
Both are a equal waste of money lol. What are you going to do that needs a QX-6700? Just get a C2D and overclock it if you wanna spend some money.
Not at all a waste of money in some cases. I've ordered a Qx6700 for my audio workstation that uses Cubase SX3, it scales nearly twice as fast as an E6700 for that particular software.
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