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Damn! 4.1GHz on stock voltage and all the way up to 4.7GHz on stock cooling! I gotta get one lol!
Stock cooling? Did you miss the part about them using water cooling? And those are ES's, of course they overclock really well...
    
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post #12 of 35
Wahey INTEL is back in the game here thats a sweet proccessor.
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Are the multis fully unlocked for the 955 or was it just the sample that was tested?
    
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post #14 of 35
the review stated that the EE multi was unlocked, but whether that was because it was an engineering sample....dunno

We need some

sorry, just wanted to use that emote
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post #15 of 35
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Stock cooling? Did you miss the part about them using water cooling? And those are ES's, of course they overclock really well...
Well even if it was water cooling Im sure it could get to 4.5GHz on my Tower112 since that cools almost as good as water.
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I am Still a bit disasatisfied with Intel..Double the cache ? Smaller die ? And it is is as fast as a X2 4800 ?

To me thats pretty sad for Intel, but apparently I get the drift that it makes them better to finally be able to at least meet the power of a chip a generation behind them ? And that if we wait even longer they will actually be able to claim there ahead finally ?
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post #17 of 35
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I am Still a bit disasatisfied with Intel..Double the cache ? Smaller die ? And it is is as fast as a X2 4800 ?

To me thats pretty sad for Intel, but apparently I get the drift that it makes them better to finally be able to at least meet the power of a chip a generation behind them ? And that if we wait even longer they will actually be able to claim there ahead finally ?
Well it does beat the X2 in some places where the old Pentium D lost to it.
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Well it does beat the X2 in some places where the old Pentium D lost to it.

Well yes you are completly correct..BUT we are talking 2 totally different generation chips.90nm VS 65nm Yet intel is just closing the power gap ? ?

Seams to me it is not a new to good to be true chip..More like about time ya can compete with a chip maker 1/10th your size . .
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post #19 of 35
Intel is focusing most of its resources on Conroe and Merom. This is basically a stopgap until those are released in Q306.
post #20 of 35
now they will be sweet

They use like 4W for the single die, and 11W for the dual die
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