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Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
"Now Tom's Hardware had the opportunity to test the Phenom II 940. But they only reached 4.957 MHz with liquid nitrogen. The website justifies this result with the "Cold Bug” which usually leads to the fact that a CPU does not work properly any more at too low temperatures.

It remains to be seen how the individual Phenom II CPUs will behave at the launch in January."

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Short and sweet. Like the article said, nobody knows how well the production phenom II's are gonna preform.
There's also been guys from other reviews that have gotten almost 6 or above 6. Haven't they? I could have sworn they did on one review using an ASRock 790GX chipset mobo...but I can't remember the site but it should be in the news.
Edited by KamuiRSX - 12/21/08 at 1:43am
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post #42 of 69
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I think this is OFN and Toms forgot to lower their HTT Link speed which prevented a 6GHz run. AMD was quoted as saying you can hit 6GHz with a lower HTT Link, like 1GHz instead of 1.8GHz iirc.
Is this overfap.net? I'd best be leaving then.

Tomshardware is getting pretty bad with some
of their articles not to mention that the site spams you with useless Ads. Look I'll find out when I'll die later. Not have some useless site tell me so.
    
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I love how TH say that AMD was lying, but they have had Intel Ad's on their site.
    
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Cool. Now show me an OC on a CPU that actually gets something done. 8GHz on a SINGLE-CORE NETBURST means nothing. Bring in the multi-threaded apps and even the lowest-end Phenom X3 or Intel Q8200 would destroy that CPU... at stock speeds.

Not to mention you're missing... lemme count... 3 cores... *ahem*
post #45 of 69
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If it was a cold bug NO Phenom II would do it. Period.
Strange, but the participants in the Dragon Event, Chicago said, that they haven't encountered Cold bug...

@zelix
How stupid of you....
Edited by metala - 12/21/08 at 2:14am
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Strange, but the participants in the Dragon Event, Chicago said, that they haven't encountered Cold bug...
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...&postcount=222

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running Phenom II X4 with LN2 HyperTransport link has to be in HT 1.0 mode (running 1 GHz) to prevent CPU cold bugging
    
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Don't think they were stating that it "can't" be done, they were just admitting that they -- Tom's Hardware -- couldn't.
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Every Phenom II Top 5 OC Validation on CanardPC is now higher than the highest Core i7 OC.
    
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post #49 of 69
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Every Phenom II Top 5 OC Validation on CanardPC is now higher than the highest Core i7 OC.
And that is what I call a win for AMD.

I would really like to see them take back the market. People seem to forget that we NEED AMD AND Intel. If they're both on level ground or constantly fighting between performance, that just means lower prices for us all.
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And that is what I call a win for AMD.

I would really like to see them take back the market. People seem to forget that we NEED AMD AND Intel. If they're both on level ground or constantly fighting between performance, that just means lower prices for us all.
Right on

It would be great if they could combine the i7's strengths with the Phenom II's strengths

=TnB= Gir is right Both AMD and Intel need each other (more so the Consumers)
Edited by XxBeNigNxX - 12/21/08 at 5:00am
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