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Poll Results: X6800 Install

 
  • 27% (12)
    Yes
  • 58% (25)
    No Way, not in that cheap Asrock board
  • 13% (6)
    Go away Moron
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post #21 of 42
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
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?
Maybe because the only people in the top World Benchmarking records are people that have so much money or manufacturer support that they can put chips under phase/dry ice/LN2 cooling?
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Well after 3 different Bios versions, 47 restarts, 4 BSODS and every ratio and timings possible this is all I could muster out of this mobo
I'll be back though and next time with a top 5 score


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post #23 of 42
I'd get a better mobo before a cpu...

Nonetheless, nice buy!
    
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post #24 of 42
I love my x6800.... All the multi's to play with and the chip put's up with all my tinkering. I've had it since February and i'm still having a blast. There is definatly a fun factor, for me, because of the unlocked multi's. Ya, it was pricy, but, when i go quad core towards the end of the year i'll have a hard time parting with this chip.
post #25 of 42
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I love my x6800.... All the multi's to play with and the chip put's up with all my tinkering. I've had it since February and i'm still having a blast. There is definatly a fun factor, for me, because of the unlocked multi's. Ya, it was pricy, but, when i go quad core towards the end of the year i'll have a hard time parting with this chip.

Yeah unlocked multi
This board is not this chips permanent home, be about a month and I'll be able to unleash its full potential
I really just wanted a comparison between my 6700 and 6800 at equal speeds.
My 6700 will be WC and the 6800 maybe phase, not sure yet
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post #26 of 42
chill out...the x6800 was a bad buy now quads are coming down....and its no big deal...its just a cpu that is dual core....do u even do apps that work that hard anyway...i mean seriously...its not like u do workstation stuff...but yea whatever...u got some appraisals and we said it was a waste...but its ur money so yea, good for u..well records..wow ur cool heh
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post #27 of 42
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Just to make you happy....this is 3.6Ghz Super PI 1M, i could do 3.8Ghz but don't see the need right now...
There's your need... >.>


You can, therefor you should. It's the way of the Overclocker.
post #28 of 42
Bad buy? It's expensive yes, but, it's candy for an overclocker; Some people just have a sweet tooth for these things.
post #29 of 42
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chill out...the x6800 was a bad buy now quads are coming down....and its no big deal...its just a cpu that is dual core....do u even do apps that work that hard anyway...i mean seriously...its not like u do workstation stuff...but yea whatever...u got some appraisals and we said it was a waste...but its ur money so yea, good for u..well records..wow ur cool
Chill out..Who TF are you!? I was never in need of chilling.
FYI I never asked if it was a good buy, the question is should I install it in my POS mobo.
People just decided they would go another direction with it.

X6800 at nearly half price= good buy

Look at you askin me if I do apps that work hard anyway, then you turn around and tell me Quad prices are comin down.
I don't need nor do I want a Quad

Thank You and Goodbye Stranger
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Lol
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