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post #21 of 32
I'm going to wait for the natives. I think it will be a jump almost like the one from Pentium D to C2D... the improved architecture will provide major performance boosts.
post #22 of 32
I think I will also upgrade in few months
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post #23 of 32
The Penryn is supposed to come out either late this year or early next year right?
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post #24 of 32
Waiting for the Penryn and the Q6X00 drops. Any word if they are dropping the Xeon 3000 series prices too?
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post #25 of 32
Aren't the Penryns coming in August or September this year?
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post #26 of 32
Man I haven't seen an official launch date, price, etc ANYWHERE. As soon as they launch I'm rebuilding or stuffing one ont'a the DS3.
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post #27 of 32
I like the penryn idea, like the higher bus, and all that jazz.... But how much are those going to cost? Id rather get a (semi) cheap motherboard and the Q6600, then upgrade later if penryn is good. I mean these arent going to be cheap, if you look at the QX6700 they cost almost $1000. Maybe when penryn cores drop down to around $300, Ill grab one of those.
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post #28 of 32
yeah, trust you'll need more cooling on the q6600, but yeah i got mine after the initial price drop...
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post #29 of 32
I brought a e4300 for only one month, so i am not going to a q6600 until next year.
Hopefully the q6600 will be sub-200 next year.
Also not too many software support quad cores right now.
    
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post #30 of 32
Iam so waiting for Q6600 price drop, its my new CPU in Sept for my bday. Finally I will be able to dual client my game and burn a disc without major slow down. BYE BYE NETBURST!
     
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