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post #11 of 57
Lol, these processors are approaching "disposable" prices. OC like crazy, kill it, then buy another one.
 
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post #12 of 57
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money left over to buy a decent mobo.
Darnit, my e6300 isn't all that impressive.
You mean why you made the "huge" mistake to get a board that does not overclock for one of the best overclocking CPUs in history and let alone that when overclocked, they trash anything amd has?

Of course, I'd be upset "IF" I had made such huge mistake myself.

And this only means one thing, amd is taking a bigger lost, and now more than ever they needed.

BTW, on July 22nd, one could be able to buy a Quad-Core for $266.......not bad, isn't it?
post #13 of 57
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You mean why you made the "huge" mistake to get a board that does not overclock for one of the best overclocking CPUs in history and let alone that when overclocked, they trash anything amd has?

Of course, I'd be upset "IF" I had made such huge mistake myself.

And this only means one thing, amd is taking a bigger lost, and now more than ever they needed.

BTW, on July 22nd, one could be able to buy a Quad-Core for $266.......not bad, isn't it?
well, not really. When i got the processor, it was still going for 230 bucks, and I payed less for it and got the mobo free with it. That, and the fact the E6300 runs at 50 idle with stock heatsink on correctly, and using Arctic silver 5.
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post #14 of 57
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well, not really. When i got the processor, it was still going for 230 bucks, and I payed less for it and got the mobo free with it. That, and the fact the E6300 runs at 50 idle with stock heatsink on correctly, and using Arctic silver 5.
that's because the stock heatsink sucks. I idle 38-40 with my AC Freezer 7 Pro, with the MX-1 thermal paste it comes with...overclocked to 3ghz and my vcore sitting at 1.45v

I've been thinking about building a spare AM2 rig to overclock and play around with, looks like I might be able to do it by fall
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I am now gonna sell my Core 2 Duo e6300 for the X2 3600+ and have money left over to buy a decent mobo. Then use the rest of my money to get good stuff!

Darnit, my e6300 isn't all that impressive.
your doing it wrong.
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post #16 of 57
geez man, I bought my fx for like 250bucks, and your telling me now that I can get a dual core 6000 for 238!?!?!!?
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post #17 of 57
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They should just give em away in cereal boxes now

seriously though, how low will they go ?
no mames guey lol

that would be funny...
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post #18 of 57
Hell, I'm gonna spring the high price of like $50 to get the 3600, and still have some left over to get a good cooler, and then OC like mad.
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post #19 of 57
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your doing it wrong.
doing what wrong?
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post #20 of 57
You can now allocate enough funds from your overstretched PC building budget to get a shiny new 8800 .
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