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post #11 of 155
well, i'm getting tired of waiting now tho.

Why cant some of the more famous review sites just get this thing checked out already....

I wanna know if this is gonna be better then a Q6600 or not, and right now it seems that the Q6600 is on par, it costs almost as much, maybe even less. But at least I don't have to wait till freaking februari.

I'm dissapointed tbh, I didn't expect the best, but at least better...
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Hell yea! Finaly reps to you

DAMN that review sucked.

Why cant americans ever get something first besides the Moon and Nuclear weapons?
Don't forget Cheetos. We got Cheetos first, lol. mmmmm
post #13 of 155
It isn't all that bad, I would say its on par with Q9450, the Phenom II 940. AMD has a pretty good platform to go along with the processor, so overall it will offer Q9450 performance at a lower price. Which is probably what they aimed for anyways, not the i7. The AM3 version 945 should offer better performance.
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Amd will have a hard time in the future if this is it's true power.
Its really not that bad, especially if its hyped up overclocking potential proves to be true in the retail chips.

Also there is the price. The unlocked multi 940 is under $300, which is a pretty big plus.
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Its really not that bad, especially if its hyped up overclocking potential proves to be true in the retail chips.

Also there is the price. The unlocked multi 940 is under $300, which is a pretty big plus.
True, but will that make up for its standard performance?
Maybe i'm just used at the OC'd results they showed somewhere earlier.

Don't forget the 6600 was tested on stock speeds and has high OC capability aswell.

What if an OC'd phenom 940 would still be on par then an OC'd q6600.
those chips seems to OC damn well to as from what i heard...
Edited by Alwinp - 12/25/08 at 5:45pm
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Well here is the problem with OC'ing. When the 9950 BE came out and people were actually able to OC it to 3.4 for example, the improvement was non-existent. So even if this can be OC'ed to 4.2, you better hope it amounts to something.

Lets just hope this is way off though.
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LOL at the misery AMD is going through

Man... Intel is gonna get so much more expensive
    
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at least the ATI branch has its **** together
   
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post #19 of 155
they should of had a 9950 or 9850 in this review
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they should of had a 9950 or 9850 in this review
Yeah that's what i though.
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