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so anyone else waiting on the price drop on the Q6600? or am i just here alone by my self?

i read on forums, if we get this we need to up the cpu cooling, do you think the arctic freezer pro 7 775 is good enough? or may be the thermalright ultra-90 is good enough?
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I'm waiting for it. Planning to get it for myself on Christmas and use my currently E6400 for my little brother's computer.

I hope it drop even more on Q4. Are there Q4 price drops???
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I'm sure plenty of people are. If I wasn't so convinced that Intel was owned by Satan himself I would be waiting. I just don't agree with their business practices, so I won't buy one of their processors.
    
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I'm sure plenty of people are. If I wasn't so convinced that Intel was owned by Satan himself I would be waiting. I just don't agree with their business practices, so I won't buy one of their processors.
o.O This is news to me. I knew Intel had haters because of their old and nasty NetBurst chips, but since when are they killing babies? lol
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Im waiting on it too Id like to check out barcelona prices before I do take the plunge, as well as updated drivers for the HD2900 to see if it can get results. But July 22 is coming right up, and Im in the best part of a build, choosing parts
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so anyone else waiting on the price drop on the Q6600? or am i just here alone by my self?

i read on forums, if we get this we need to up the cpu cooling, do you think the arctic freezer pro 7 775 is good enough? or may be the thermalright ultra-90 is good enough?
how many times have you posted this...sheesh..."whats the best cpu cooler" asks the same thing!

the ultra-90 >freezer 7 pro like i told you at least twice
    
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I'm waiting. I'll be waiting until July - August for it. It's gonna drop by then, right?
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I was, but i'm going to see how those Penryn chips overclock before changing CPU's...trouble is with the Quad Cores is that there is likely to be only around 2 titles that will use all those cores by the end of 2007. And chances are the Penryn equivalants could be better all round.

I know they have far more L2 cache for a start.

To be honest on how things are, an E6600 @ 3Ghz+ will most likely max Crysis with decent GPU. Doubt we need anything better for sometime yet.
 
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Why's no one waiting for Penryn? =( Where's the Penryn love? PEnryn.. for the win/win? Sniffle.
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