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Nehalem will require a new motherboard because it's a different socket altogether. If you can wait for it then go ahead and get a good E6xxx processor now like Chozart said...its actually a pretty good idea.
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Dont forget the E7200 for $130. If you get a new mobo, it is a fine processor. It clocks to 3.8GHz without too much trouble and I got one to 4.05GHz but that was pushing it.
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Nehalem will require a new motherboard because it's a different socket altogether. If you can wait for it then go ahead and get a good E6xxx processor now like Chozart said...its actually a pretty good idea.
I like this course of action a lot. I am defiantly one to wait it out (for a reasonable amount of time) for a better technology. I just don't usually get the chance to see something this big turn out. Will be great to move into the Nehalem painlessly, while everyone else freaks about losing their nice newer mobos processors .

8-core all the way

I found an article where a reviewed OC'd the E6600

"So, in order to run at 3.48GHz, I:"

* Used the excellent Asus P5B Deluxe WiFi motherboard
* Set the Vcore to 1.4875V
* Set Vram to 2.3V
* Set DDR2 timing to 5-5-5-15 @ 1100MHz
* Set the processor multiplier to 8
* Set the FSB to 435MHz

lol, I'm lost as to what some of that means, but I probably won't be able to get much of an OC with this stock mobo. Still it sounds like a very decent processor. 3.48ghz is just impressive.
Edited by Rushnerd - 7/5/08 at 10:00am
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If you read the rest of the thread then you'll know he is not going to do that.
It is always good to have another person saying the same thing. Usually sways people.
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It is always good to have another person saying the same thing. Usually sways people.
lol!
Well now the tables have totally changed. I'm basically planing on doing the waiting game on intel's new stuff for now.
No doubt i'll be very happy with a E6600 and my BFG for this year.
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lol!
Well now the tables have totally changed. I'm basically planing on doing the waiting game on intel's new stuff for now.
No doubt i'll be very happy with a E6600 and my BFG for this year.
Nice PSU by the way.
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If I were in your shoes, I'd grab that E6600. You'll enjoy the improvement in speed right away. If you again get an itch, grab a cheap, but good, motherboard for under $100 and add an aftermarket cooler for like $40. Then wait....
    
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My vote goes for either

E8400 and Gigabyte DS3L
or
E6600 and Gigabyte DS3L

(depending on monies)
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Yes, Let me put it simply for you.

PENTIUM D's SUCK

They are slow trash from the P4 era and are NOTHING compared to the C2D's.
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Yes, Let me put it simply for you.

PENTIUM D's SUCK

They are slow trash from the P4 era and are NOTHING compared to the C2D's.
Normally i don't backup outright bashing but i think i will make an exception for the Pentium D.
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