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Not sure if this is widely known about already, but i found the latest inclusions on SANDRA 2007 rather intriguing all the same. I know there has been talk of cheaper core2 quads, along with talk of them being cancelled. I hope the people at SiS are correct!

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Good lord. That Q6300 is going to be CHEAP! It looks like they'll be 2 E6320's slapped together because of the 2x4mb cache.
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Sign me up for the Q6600!
    
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Originally Posted by NintendoSensei View Post
Good lord. That Q6300 is going to be CHEAP! It looks like they'll be 2 E6320's slapped together because of the 2x4mb cache.
I think el cheapo quad was supposed to be called Q6400, but it was canceled as far as I know.
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they are cancelled, but there are LGA775 xeons with the core. i thought Chozart had one. they're the 3210's.
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I'm still going to wait for the AMD Phenom quad-core to come out. I'm going to give my sig rig to my 6 year old daughter and build myself a new am2 socket gaming rig. By then the price war will be going on in full swing. I'll be able to probably pick one up by November for $300.
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post #7 of 16
correct, but they are still pretty expensive due to the xeon core (3210 is $475), and i believe chozart ditched his.
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by bonghitter400 View Post
I'm still going to wait for the AMD Phenom quad-core to come out. I'm going to give my sig rig to my 6 year old daughter and build myself a new am2 socket gaming rig. By then the price war will be going on in full swing. I'll be able to probably pick one up by November for $300.
hahaha. phenom is delayed to q1 of 08!
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post #9 of 16
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hahaha. phenom is delayed to q1 of 08!
No difference. I'll wait another 2 months if I have to. Right now I'm building a htpc with blu-ray and full touch screen control. It'll keep me busy (and my funds locked up) probably untill then anyway.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcogan10 View Post
correct, but they are still pretty expensive due to the xeon core (3210 is $475), and i believe chozart ditched his.
he did? but he said the OC'd so nicely..
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