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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Your heroes at Intel do it too, ever heard of conroe L? single core conroe with a core corpse next to it. It's a called good idea to gain profir where there would be a loss.

Lots of companies do it.

Cutting losses FTW!!

Mocking a good idea FTGL!!
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post #12 of 33
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Thats an amazing description.
You come up with that by yourself?
Was that sarcasm
    
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Was that sarcasm
Rude sarcasm to the Duke? Most uncool......

He's one of the coolest, smartest people here. I certainly hope somebody[Insert violent Fantasy Here]s you.
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post #14 of 33
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cost vs performance doesnt make sense though
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....P&id=pcat17080
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1204331848308

The X3 is $680 the quad is $750 and the quad also has 4gb ram vs 3gb.
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post #15 of 33
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
cost vs performance doesnt make sense though
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....P&id=pcat17080
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1204331848308

The X3 is $680 the quad is $750 and the quad also has 4gb ram vs 3gb.
At best buy, it doesn't have to make sense. I could write whatever specs I want on a box of turds and as long as the case is cool and it says "EXTREME" or some other PC clishe, I could sell it at best buy for 1000$. Check some E-tailers.
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post #16 of 33
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AMD just found a way to sell bad Phenoms batches that had a dead core.


Good for them... Smart...
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post #17 of 33
My question is, will the dead core hurt overclocking, will it OC better then the quad?
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My question is, will the dead core hurt overclocking, will it OC better then the quad?
Good question, time will tell!
    
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My question is, will the dead core hurt overclocking, will it OC better then the quad?
I think some will and some wont. But I would think that a TRI could go higher because of less power consumption and heat.I would grab one if my worthless board supported it and/or they come out with a good OCing stepping like the old Opterons and Semprons I loved so much
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post #20 of 33
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Rude sarcasm to the Duke? Most uncool......

He's one of the coolest, smartest people here. I certainly hope somebody[Insert violent Fantasy Here]s you.
Keeng, you have something on your nose.
    
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