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2.4Ghz for an Intel xeon isn't much...considering people have their quads oc'ed beyond that.
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But this gentlemen has EXCELLENT points:

http://tdcwonk.blogspot.com/2007/06/...ng-idiocy.html

Paul, the only reason the Xeon beat the K10 by 58%, is because the clockspeed was 50% higher on the Xeon at the time of the crude benchmark.

Read the blog link above, it's not fanboy talk, it's simple facts about the cinebench results.
But 2.4 is the standard speed. That's what they are sold at, so if a company has an option of buying an inexpensive xeon at 2.4 or a 1.6ghz (maybe 2.0) barcelona at a much higher price, they will go with the xeons because they are much faster, at stock speed.
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I agree cgrado. What's the slowest xeon? ***EDIT 1.86 for the new ones?
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I agree cgrado. What's the slowest xeon? ***EDIT 1.86 for the new ones?
The 32XX series (quadcores) are 2.13 and 2.4. So that's barcelona's current competition.
*nm linky. 5000 series.
1.6 is the lowest.
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Perhaps this is why the executive vice president sold all his stock.....
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It's possible that this is not the final revision of the chip so let's not give up hope yet. What ever happened to that news bit about how their B0 silicon came back much better than expected and they were able to get up to 2.8GHz????
    
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I love how everyone on this forum speaks gloom and doom economics for AMD....you don't know what you're talking about. Let's have a look at the share value for both companies. Pay close attention to the 1YR and 5YR graphs. Up, down, up, down. That's how the market goes. Both companies stocks are down from yesterday. Both companies show similar fluctiations in share price. This is directly related to output and revenues, so these numbers don't lie.
http://quote.morningstar.com/Quote/Q...px?ticker=INTC
http://quote.morningstar.com/Quote/Q...spx?ticker=AMD
Not only this, but most of these revenues arrive from the business and home portions of the product line, not the enthusiast. This being said, most of their R & D dollars are going to be invested in lower power usage and cost/performance.
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Perhaps this is why the executive vice president sold all his stock.....
LOL I read this too. This may sound bad, but it doesn't necessarily mean that he "knows it's all downhill from here." I guess we'll see though. Maybe he's a drug addict or something, and he ran out of cash
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post #18 of 27
the world does not revolve around ocing so the 400mhz oc isnt going to hurt the market much. but wat is going to hurt the market is a new chip which isnt in teh same league as the intels. only time will tell.
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the world does not revolve around ocing so the 400mhz oc isnt going to hurt the market much. but wat is going to hurt the market is a new chip which isnt in teh same league as the intels. only time will tell.
Don't forget 400MHz on a 1.6GHz core is still 25%.
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Cinebench.....

Any "real" stuff yet?
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