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lol I was just teasing you a bit



Exactly. These Phenoms are probably capable of higher speeds. People didn't have a lot of time to tweak yet but they still got to this speed rather easily.
Again I say big deal lol.
Yeah it's a lot better than the old phenoms... yeah it's a quad... Still
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Again I say big deal lol.
Yeah it's a lot better than the old phenoms... yeah it's a quad... Still
Still what? 4GHz on air is pretty impressive, especially for amd.

Considering its priced and competes in between Some C2Q's and i7's I'd say thats pretty damn good.

Intel has billions and billions of dollars to throw into this stuff.

AMD has very limited budgets right now, and to produce this is no easy task.
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This is perfect, I'll be getting a new computer Fall-Winter of '09. And with the way AMD seems to be headed this means there will be good competition, which means awesome prices and choices.

I'll either be getting a kick*** 32nm i7, or a kick*** 45nm phenomII AM3, either way seems like pure win.

Combine this with a DX11 card and Windows 7 and I'll be a happy camper.
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This is perfect, I'll be getting a new computer Fall-Winter of '09. And with the way AMD seems to be headed this means there will be good competition, which means awesome prices and choices.

I'll either be getting a kick*** 32nm i7, or a kick*** 45nm phenomII AM3, either way seems like pure win.

Combine this with a DX11 card and Windows 7 and I'll be a happy camper.
QFT

Anyone would be a happy camper
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This is perfect, I'll be getting a new computer Fall-Winter of '09. And with the way AMD seems to be headed this means there will be good competition, which means awesome prices and choices.

I'll either be getting a kick*** 32nm i7, or a kick*** 45nm phenomII AM3, either way seems like pure win.

Combine this with a DX11 card and Windows 7 and I'll be a happy camper.
This had me confused for a minute when you listed the components you want and the time your building, remember us lot below the south of the equator have our winter when you have your summer hahaha


But on topic, im definitely grabbing one of these when the am3 versions are out to drop in my rig then just upgrade mobo and ram later!
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Again I say big deal lol.
Yeah it's a lot better than the old phenoms... yeah it's a quad... Still
Oh ye of little faith. This means Intel's Q/QX9000 and i7 920 will start facing some competition after a long time dominating the market. Even Intel will have to react to this somehow. Good things will happen.
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im going to wait for the second stepping/AM3 launch before i consider these chips.

As it is, i can't see much benefit from upgrading what i have for at least another year *sigh*
    
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Its looking very good for AMD. Intel finally has something to think about now
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Again I say big deal lol.
Yeah it's a lot better than the old phenoms... yeah it's a quad... Still
it is quite a big deal. if the other benchmarks are true (notice the IF)then the 4.0 on this ~ 4.0 on i7. and since i7 is already clock for clock faster then any of the Q series, then this is ~ clock for clock faster then the Q series which is where many of the quads are 4+. so yes, it is a big deal because now AMD has something that can potentially compete against what intel has right now, and its alot cheaper (supposedly)
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AMD for the damn win. Woooooooo.


i7 will flop due to the outrageous pricing
Yup! intel has never had a price drop ever!
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