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so with the major intel price cuts coming in july, i have decided that i should up my ante on the cpu i get. so should i go for a high end c2d or a low end quad?
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low end quad, do the math:
High end duo: 2X2.66Ghz = 5.32 Ghz total
Low end quad: 4X1.83Ghz = 7.32 Ghz total
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Originally Posted by born2killU View Post
your stupid
Instead of insulting someone do you think you could come up with a reason for why this is ''Stupid''.
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Originally Posted by shepdozejr View Post
so with the major intel price cuts coming in july, i have decided that i should up my ante on the cpu i get. so should i go for a high end c2d or a low end quad?
It depends on how long you are planning to keep the cpu, if it's long term go with the quad-core. A dual-core will do for now, also keep in mind that the quad-cores get hotter when overclocking.
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your stupid
*You're

Oh the irony.
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Well i guess what he was trying to say is..4 cores > 2 cores.
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your stupid
that's almost as bad as spelling idiot wrong, lol.
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well the dual cre is better for a while.

but low end quad will give you more upward compatability as more programs use it.

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that's almost as bad as spelling idiot wrong, lol.
***going into nice mode*** alright basically don't do the gay add uo the cores math. That is like saying 2 processers are the same speed as a dual core processor which obviously insnt true.

If that was true then the q6600 would have exactly 2 times the speed of the same c2d chip. Look at benchmarks and that obviously doesn't happen
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Instead of insulting someone do you think you could come up with a reason for why this is ''Stupid''.
Because you don't just multiply the clock speed by the cores for the performance.

This is for the same reason as why SLI doesn't offer double the performance...


He had a point, he just carried it out like an asshat...
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