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  • 27% (12)
    Yes
  • 58% (25)
    No Way, not in that cheap Asrock board
  • 13% (6)
    Go away Moron
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post #1 of 42
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Install it, got it today..Thanks Taeric
I'm thinkin about it, just to tinker with it until all the goods arrive for my new build.

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post #2 of 42
Why'd you get one? I would have gotten a Q6600 before an x6800. You already have a sweet dual core that can probably OC higher with a decent board...

I'm lost.....
    
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post #3 of 42
I'd wait until you have a better mobo.
post #4 of 42
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Why'd you get one? I would have gotten a Q6600 before an x6800. You already have a sweet dual core that can probably OC higher with a decent board...

I'm lost.....
I won't need Quad and a good price!
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post #5 of 42
Are you selling that E6700, then?
    
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post #6 of 42
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Are you selling that E6700, then?
No No, I will have 2 C2D systems
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post #7 of 42
The X6800 is a waste of money if you are going to OC.
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The X6800 is a waste of money if you are going to OC.
Yep, i agree total waste of cash.....that goes for all extreme chips imo.
 
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post #9 of 42
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The X6800 is a waste of money if you are going to OC.
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Yep, i agree total waste of cash.....that goes for all extreme chips imo.
Yeah you guys are right, total waste of money at almost half price
I wonder why the X6800 holds 11 of the 16 World Benchmarking records if it's such a total waste of cash?
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post #10 of 42
it is THE quickest CPU, but the others are SO close to it that unless your made of money it's pointless

You REALLY need to have Phase etc to actually get the most out of it
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