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post #11 of 15
it looks cool, when you take your hsf of your cpu you won't be able to tell wich is ur cpu lol, j/k
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Hotter and more power hungry--sounds about right for the first release...no doubt refinements later will shrink power and cooling requirements...gotta hope.

We'll see if X38 is all that soon enough.

No doubt two weeks after it's debut it will be made obsolete by something even better...mark my words..
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Noo!!! It's a socket 478 P4!! Won't Netburst ever die?(jk)
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
So why are complaining about a beast of a NB that should help C2D be the monster that it is.
In terms of what?

A CPU can only be pushed so far before instability becomes an issue and most of us know that the higher you go, the hotter it gets, therefore LN2 or Phase would be needed. We know on air some CPUs can reach 500fsb but how much further could be reach on air before heat becomes the issue?
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In terms of what?

A CPU can only be pushed so far before instability becomes an issue and most of us know that the higher you go, the hotter it gets, therefore LN2 or Phase would be needed. We know on air some CPUs can reach 500fsb but how much further could be reach on air before heat becomes the issue?
Instabilities in the NB, not the processor, are the source of many unstable overclocks.

I am not talking about suicide clocks either. I have no interest in what you can get your CPU to do for 5 seconds.
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