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post #31 of 66
Hmm...What to get? What to get?

A X2 6600+ for $248 or a Q6600 for $266?

Man this is a tough one!

And then there is the E6750 for only $183...

I think that makes the choice real difficult... Not.

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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.
Not true. Not true at all. Many games provide support for quad core, and almost all new games do.

Of the new games I have purchased recently, all support quad core:

Flight Simulator X
Supreme Commander
Command and Conquer 3
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With todays current software,would we really need to go past 3.2Ghz? Maybe in a year or so I could see a need for it but by then a new family of cores will be on the market.
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With todays current software,would we really need to go past 3.2Ghz? Maybe in a year or so I could see a need for it but by then a new family of cores will be on the market.
Ehh... You haven't played SupCom yet have you?
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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
I agree there, trying to pull a new chip out of there @$$es that fanboys will def splooge all over.
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Ehh... You haven't played SupCom yet have you?
I'm meaning for the average overclocking user. I understand there is a need for the core, but those wanting to get an extra 400-500Mhz out of this really doesn't serve a purpose right now. The new AMD will be out end of 07 according to AMD (we'll see if that true)
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Im just hoping this wont be delayed like phenom has been.
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Im just hoping this wont be delayed like phenom has been.
AMD can't afford it!

I think this should be priced at the e66 / 67 prices though. Then it can compete..
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post #38 of 66
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AMD can't afford it!

I think this should be priced at the e66 / 67 prices though. Then it can compete..
I can almost guarantee that it will within a month of release.

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where does it say that it outperforms the E6600?
Well, being that the 6000+ and the E6600 are almost a dead match, I think he extrapolated this fact using logic.

edit: wow, supposedly to be 89W heat dissipation, not bad.
post #39 of 66
s939 pwns. Too bad theres no better CPU's for it
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Thats Phenom'enal...

Sry had to say that. But anyways 6600+ looks good, hope to see some good oc's!
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