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Good marketing though. The Average buyer sees a higher speed and a lower price, they don't care about OC.
You're exactly right. But the majority of average buyers buy pre-built anyways....and mid-range. Not these chips. No, these chips are for enthusiasts IMO. And I'm sure a lot of enthusiasts will buy them just because they are new.

They won't care that its no better than the older conroe's as long as they can say "OOh look what I got".
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You're exactly right. But the majority of average buyers buy pre-built anyways....and mid-range. Not these chips. No, these chips are for enthusiasts IMO. And I'm sure a lot of enthusiasts will buy them just because they are new.

They won't care that its no better than the older conroe's as long as they can say "OOh look what I got".
I don't understand. Haven't all they done with these is overclock these themselves?
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If you're looking for a worthwhile upgrade, wait for Penryn. The 45nm's run so cool that you'll be able to practically get 5+ GHz on air (probably with the stock cooler ).
Do you or anyone have any idea of when these will actually come out though?

Also? Proof? Thanks!
    
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post #14 of 20
mmm the 6850 looks sexy
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Hmm the E6750 over here is priced at £150!!!! ($300)!!!! God damn england!!!!
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To answer all the naysayers with a letter, a number, and a word:

G0 stepping.
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post #17 of 20
thats all well and dandy that the e6750 is about the same as a e6600 - but wait, its 50-60 dollars cheaper!

Im getting my gf one for her intel build - although shes got a p5b-deluxe, that shouldn't be a problem (she also got the gskill HZs back when they were 100bux like I told her to since I knew the price was not going to stay there)
    
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Intel ftw
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^^ nice broken link e.e;
    
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More overclocking... my god...
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