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Awesome. Can't wait to see the 3.2GHz K8 dual core benchmarks. I wonder how it will overclock? *waits excitedly*
    
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Awesome! If it OCs even the tiniest bit, it'll be the fastest AMD chip by far. And heck, even 3.2 GHz on the same voltage as all of the other chips is an achievement. Add to that a price point to compete with the E6600 and 2MB L2... quite a way to go out with K8, if you ask me.
    
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post #13 of 66
Does that mean it will be a very poor overclocker?

Or does it mean that it will allow for higher overclocks for those with LN2?

Regardless, it's a gap AMD needs to fill fast. Though OC'ers will know that a Brisbane X2 3600+ or an Intel Core 2 e4300 is a better value when OC'ed.
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post #14 of 66
how can it beat the q6600
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how can it beat the q6600
E6700 beats the q6600 in a lot of benches right now, too. Once quad core optimized programs come out, it'll be different. But right now, when you only need 2 cores, dual cores often perform better.
    
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post #16 of 66
there is technically no point in getting a quad-core since it really doesn't make a difference (now) most games now and in a few years time will run awesome on a dual-core processor.
post #17 of 66
I bet it won't OC at all
I bet they pushed it within an inch of it's life! Those X2s require a LOT of voltage to run higher clocks...I used to have a 3800+....and it was HOT HOT HOT
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post #18 of 66
sweet! can you imagine the ocing!?!??!
it would hit like 3.6 with good cooling!!!
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post #19 of 66
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I think you will be able to OC it a fair abit. Perhaps 3.6.
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there is technically no point in getting a quad-core since it really doesn't make a difference (now) most games now and in a few years time will run awesome on a dual-core processor.
Coming from some who has "Crysis[game] freak" in his signature......

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Crysis will dynamically utilize all processing threads available. Meaning quad-core processors will be supported.
    
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