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It's fairly obvious to me why intel went with MCM 6-core chip. Could you imagine what it would take to engineer 4 45nm dual cores under a HSF?
    
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
Interesting. Although I can't seem to work out why AMD are bothering with 3 cores and now intel 6 cores.

Why not just 4 and 8?
Because, odd numbers are the new "in thing", in the marketing scheme at least.
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I don't think you need that much for gaming.
I 2nd that theres no point in that much power in a gaming rig. My 120 dollar 5200+ will play any game out all maxed other then Crysis maybe. Even then my friend's 4000+ with a Radeon 9800 runs Crysis on medium.
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Boy o Boy cant wait too see the price on these puppys.
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I'd like to see an 8-core processor. I'd probably buy it.
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I'm waiting till Sandy Bridge.
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post #27 of 28
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Because, odd numbers are the new "in thing", in the marketing scheme at least.
Six is even.
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Six is even.
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