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Who won't be going quad after the price drop?

Poll Results: Quad or dual?

 
  • 33% (18)
    Quad for me
  • 57% (31)
    I'm sticking with dual
  • 9% (5)
    Single
54 Total Votes  
post #1 of 31
Thread Starter 
I'm just wondering how many other people won't be moving to a quad core processor after the price drop.

My reasons for not moving to a quad right now are:

I think these quads are a little bit like the Smithfield generation of Pentium D's. High heat output, using the same idea of sticking 2 processors together. I'd rather stick with the good dual cores than move to the "low end" quad processors. I am just going to wait for the switch to 45nm, then think about buying a quad.

Who else is thinking like this?
post #2 of 31
wheres the option with staying with single core? lol =[
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post #3 of 31
What about those still running single?

I have no need for quad core. Heck, I don't even need dual core.
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post #4 of 31
What?! no option for single?

Stupid college, taking all my money so i can't upgrade*grumble*
Don't worry Athlon, I still <3 you!


EDIT: HAHA!! first 3 posts complain about no single core!
post #5 of 31
I am willing to go quad if the prices are right for me (i know $266 for a Q6600)

But i agree with you, is the heat really worth it.

I am moving to C2D in the coming months, i reckon i may just stick with a e6600
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post #6 of 31
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Oops, forgot to add single.
post #7 of 31
I'm sticking with dual for a while. A C2D will be fast enough for me, and Alan Wake (the only game I know of so far that will really utilize 4 cores) doesn't really interest me. UT3 maybe, but I'll just lower the settings a little bit.
post #8 of 31
I will go quad (not Intel though) in a year or two, or wait until Barcelona is in the $200 range. That could be a while though.
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post #9 of 31
I do not want to go quad. Actually right now with my PentiumD I can play any game I want at high and I do not face a bad frame rate. Also since the Quad will be the CPU of the future and more accurately next year I will wait for next year to come and along price drops. I hate rushing and paying a lot when I do not need to.
    
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post #10 of 31
Why not go for quad. 266 bux is cheap. Why have 2 cores when you can have 4.
    
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