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Not that great.

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Stock


@3.0


Doom 3, no change from stock to 3.0 at all.

Half-Life Episode 2

stock


@ 3.0
Edited by joemaniaci - 7/8/08 at 11:16am
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yeah thats pretty weak
   
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Yeah... Those expecting gaming performance to really be different with a few hundred megagertz strapped on will be disappointed. To the rest of the world though it makes perfect sense.
    
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What does a Q6600 get for a CPU score @ 3.0?
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Well I can admit that my Q6600 had no significant improvements until I got to 3.2.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
Well I can admit that my Q6600 had no significant improvements until I got to 3.2.
Yeah, the Q6600 at the same speeds really doesn't outperform it by much at all.
http://service.futuremark.com/result...eResultType=14

How many threads does 3D06 support by the way? 4? or just 2?

Because 4-core multithreading is where the Phenom really shows its strength
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It's a 3dmark score. It bares NO witness to it's potential in games and programs. I'd like to see those benchmarks.
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Q6600 on average @ 3Ghz gets ~4300
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It's a 3dmark score. It bares NO witness to it's potential in games and programs. I'd like to see those benchmarks.
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post #10 of 35
so its equal to the Q6600, well what about the Q9300 which is only $40 more?
So it goes Q9300>Phenom 9950>Q6600
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