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Poll Results: What CPU is best for my setup?

 
  • 26% (6)
    Q6700
  • 65% (15)
    Q9450 (45nm Yorkfield)
  • 8% (2)
    E8400
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post #11 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arakasi View Post
So if i may ask, why are you bonking the asus striker2 and q6600?
I like to keep at the pinnacle of technology, i'm always changing h/w it's just what i do.
Edited by Mhill2029 - 6/10/08 at 8:43am
 
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post #12 of 17
Not much point upgrading from a Q6600 to a Q6700...You mayaswel stick with the Q6600 or move into 45nm territory if you want something new tech


Dude, consider this

Xeon X3350

I'm sure you probably know, but its the server version of the Q9450 with server grade silicon

According to OCUK this can OC quite easily to 3.7GHz, and i think the zalman might be able to handle it @ that speed

It has an 8 multi and stock 1333Mhz FSB, 2.66GHz clock speed

Its the Q6700 superior, and the Q9450's older, richer brother

Personally if i was you, i'd consider it

Its a 'business' spec CPU, for a business spec system

    
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
What you see in my sig i already have so i don't want ppl recommending other GPU's. Quad SLI is far from a dissapointment imho, it's just not very many titles need GPU power above 2 GPU's.

Also, you never get your money's worth on Extreme Chips and their TDP is higher than the rest of the family. So i won't get one and never will.
Quad SLI was a huge dissapointment for me, and I'm not including benchmarks in my evaluation.

What makes quad SLI so impressive???
    
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by nuclearjock View Post
Quad SLI was a huge dissapointment for me, and I'm not including benchmarks in my evaluation.

What makes quad SLI so impressive???
Yeah, i know about your opinions enough already.

It's far from perfect, but when it works it's insane. Quad SLI will really come into it's own with CUDA. Trust me...
 
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post #15 of 17
Honestly?
Buy anything now. With your budget you want a q9650 when they come out.

I dunno about the 790i, but my 780i doesn't like high fsb very much. Otherwise, I'd say Q9450.
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Yeah, i know about your opinions enough already.

It's far from perfect, but when it works it's insane. Quad SLI will really come into it's own with CUDA. Trust me...
I feel I'm missing something Mark.

Please give me an example of it working insanely.

Did you honestly purchase your cards based on CUDA coming into it's own.

Do you think the 9800 GX2's are so awesome as to preclude considering the upcoming gtx 260 and 280??

Nobody wanted quad SLI to work more than I. I think you remember when I bought them.

The fact is one 9800 gx2 is an awesome solution for a one card setup.

The extra 600 US spent for the second card was a flat out waste of money, (again unless I missed something).

But you continue to praise the attributes of quad sli and if I've missed something significant I'd like to know what it is.

When I replaced my 7900gt with my first 8800gtx ~two years ago, I noticed a world of difference. When I added a second 8800gtx, a substantial boost again. That was what myself and I think everyone else was expecting with the 9800 gx2's. It flat out wasn't the case..

I didn't have to look for a specific situation where there was an improvment in performance, it was across the board.

But you say "when" it works it's insane, please tell me when..

I honestly had no intention of purchasing 2 600.00 cards so that I could implement CUDA in the future.

How do you plan to implement CUDA??
    
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
I would say Q6700 or get the Q9650 when it is out.
I agree with him.
 
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