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Well I thought I waited long enough to buy my X2, oh well.

$59 was not bad, but $47 would have been better.
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Man the fanboys came out of the woodwork with there irrational statements and there mommys money for this post. I have a cheap ass rig cost me around three hundred for cpu mobo and ram. and tic for tac, what in the world are you little rich kids using your uber leet rigs for, the same thing I am and mine works just as well just as fast. There are no crazy intensive apps out there that require all that juice but "ooohz I gets a rielly highz 3dmark scorez I am da 1337 indavid u all" My crap rig browses the internet, plays any game, runs any os and can run any software I choose and now I have plenty of left over moneys for important things like pop rocks.
some people fold, encode video, mess about with audio creation etc. just because you might not do any of the previous tasks dont be naive and ignorant to the fact that others do, and for these people that do the faster the rig the better
    
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thanks to AMD Ive built 4 dual core rigs that can game relatively well (7 series cards) for all my friends, about 430-470$ for each entire systems, cases, PSU, everything around 450$ shipped. Its amazing
    
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Man the fanboys came out of the woodwork with there irrational statements and there mommys money for this post. I have a cheap ass rig cost me around three hundred for cpu mobo and ram. and tic for tac, what in the world are you little rich kids using your uber leet rigs for, the same thing I am and mine works just as well just as fast. There are no crazy intensive apps out there that require all that juice but "ooohz I gets a rielly highz 3dmark scorez I am da 1337 indavid u all" My crap rig browses the internet, plays any game, runs any os and can run any software I choose and now I have plenty of left over moneys for important things like pop rocks.
Well, first and foremost, a better rig is more future proof. Second, as the other person who responded to you said, there are other things we do with our computers. Any type of encoding and video editing is helped out by quad cores over dual.
    
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There is no way. No way that is true.
The X2 3600+ is cheaper and performs worse. About 15-20% worse than an E4300, I think? Well, the price is much cheaper, too. I tack on some extra value to the E4300, for being more overclockable.

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thanks to AMD Ive built 4 dual core rigs that can game relatively well (7 series cards) for all my friends, about 430-470$ for each entire systems, cases, PSU, everything around 450$ shipped. Its amazing
     
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some people fold, encode video, mess about with audio creation etc. just because you might not do any of the previous tasks dont be naive and ignorant to the fact that others do, and for these people that do the faster the rig the better
Exactly the reason I have a C2D in my media PC, and a 3600+ in my gaming system.
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Well, first and foremost, a better rig is more future proof. Second, as the other person who responded to you said, there are other things we do with our computers. Any type of encoding and video editing is helped out by quad cores over dual.
But building a "future-proof" rig isn't a very good idea. Any hardware you buy will be outdated or at least much cheaper a year later. The only exceptions I can think of are sound cards or hard drives.
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