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Yup. I'll be buying it after that anyway
I love the look of Alan Wake and when I found out I could AFFORD quad-core I was like.. woot!

So back to the original thingy ... On Tankguys, the G0 steppings .. are they for real or ? :s

Also, check out my Quad Core Motherboard thread -- help!
nope its real
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Ah, right. So it'd be well worth my while preordering that and getting it shipped over then

But how can they GUARANTEE that stepping, if they're going to be ultra-rare?
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Ah, right. So it'd be well worth my while preordering that and getting it shipped over then
ahh DO IT NOW

Edit: they can guarentee it if it they secued xxxx amounts with Intel
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Do it NOW? Will they run out or something?
My contact from the US is on holiday ...Nooo
So I can't do it until.. August..
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The Q6600 will not really improve any gaming and yes the P5N32E-SLi limits the Q6600 to about 3.1 stably thats as far as I could get it I'd suggest a new MoBo of the P5K or any other P35 chipset mobo, it will really help the OC...

I now run 3.3 stably I will up it to 3.4 soon, i just have to stabalize it... folds 24/7 underwater never breaks 45
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Do it NOW? Will they run out or something?
My contact from the US is on holiday ...Nooo
So I can't do it until.. August..
ohh

I put the wrong smily.

I was sorta "playing around"

But its mostly for the future. Most games will not see too much of a performance increase (currently) except Supreme commander
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post #27 of 31
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I'm thinking about games like Alan Wake and Crysis. They will benifit from Quad Cores (I know Alan Wake will for sure ... you seen that video on Youtube?! I can't wait for that game!!)

Alright. P5K to look for. Does it have to be deluxe or anything?
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I'm thinking about games like Alan Wake and Crysis. They will benifit from Quad Cores (I know Alan Wake will for sure ... you seen that video on Youtube?! I can't wait for that game!!)

Alright. P5K to look for. Does it have to be deluxe or anything?
depends how many features you want

I say get the dleluxe if you can
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Hmm. Alright. Cool Thanks alot.
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