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He's moved on up...to the big time..to the deluxe Quadplex in the Sky--eye

LOL Well I got my Q today--non-GO--and I am still quite stoked...

I hope you get that Clock you Want guys...because I am planning on RAPING my non-GO Q until it squeals for mercy...
which should be a a good indicator of what you will need to beat

Whip it good CD!!!
    
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Can i ask why ppl are buying into this G0 revision rubbish? You do realise that half the overclocks and tests around the web are under controlled enviroments and should be taken with a pinch of salt.
I agree to some extent, but here are my reasons.

1. I was already planning on getting more quads once the price dropped to 1/2 to 1/4 what I payed for my others.

2. How much better G0 is may be debateable, but I am already happy with the current stepping, so as long as it is not worse, I am fine.

3. The fact that we can request a specific stepping beats the luck of the draw with other vendors.
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Can i ask why ppl are buying into this G0 revision rubbish? You do realise that half the overclocks and tests around the web are under controlled enviroments and should be taken with a pinch of salt.
I just find wonder why you have to rain on everyone's parade? There is not going to be a price difference once they drop. If TankGuys are going to guarantee me a G0 then I am going to take it.

It's just like when people talk about their extremes and you always gotta rip on them. You buy what you want and we'll let you be happy. Don't call the G0 revision rubbish. I guess I don't see what's so controlled about the overclocks and tests on them. I'm sure it's going to be a great processor and am willing to wait a month to get it for sure instead of just ordering whatever is floating in the wind.
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And it's not like we're paying much more, if anything, for the stepping? All in all, we're all just buying new Qua Core CPU's and hoping for the best.
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And it's not like we're paying much more, if anything, for the stepping? All in all, we're all just buying new Qua Core CPU's and hoping for the best.
They are going to be the same price so it's a great deal IMO.
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I think I'll buy from you again!!! Please wait 'til I get my $5!!
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post #17 of 29
Can't wait can't wait can't wait...

/already has his preorder in.
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post #18 of 29
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Can i ask why ppl are buying into this G0 revision rubbish? You do realise that half the overclocks and tests around the web are under controlled enviroments and should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Rubbish? This isn't a "Hey guys, look! This random G0 stepping overclocks great"

The G0 stepping is the first completely new roll out for the Core 2 processors. It is a more efficient manufacturing process and higher grade silicon. Power consumption and heat are down. That only leaves one thing to be up... overclocking.

I have my pre-order in.
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post #19 of 29
Gah, I want to jump on this but I need my DFI "orgasm in a box" X38 board first........

anyway we could get a pre-order combo?! lol
    
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post #20 of 29
you can buy it, and get the board when it comes out.
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