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1/19/06: Opty X2s to go up, Athlon X2s to go down.

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http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29095

the whole thing is good to read but here are two notes:

For the budget user, the 3800+ X2 will be dropping to $295 in a few days, I believe.

Straight from the horse's mouth: AMD says they are upping Opty dual core prices to stop enthusiasts from buying them; they want us buying Athlons.

Hey, if I can get 2.4 on my 3800+ I'll be fine.
post #2 of 26
why the hell dont they want us buying the opty dual cores????? i would think they would be pround and try to encourage more sales, its making themmore money and us happy!
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post #3 of 26
I'm at 2.6 on my 3800+, I'm having trouble with 289x9 but 260x10 is rock stable, I'm thriled with it. Super pi is at 33.423!
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I have also seen that on 1/23/06 the prices of the single core opterons will be increasing also.
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good maybe this opteron fad will finally fall flat on its face lol. No offence but im getting really tired of seeing OMG opterons PWN there the best ... you can get a 4 ghz oc without even having a heatsink on it. It bores me and my eyes are sore. No offence guys
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
good maybe this opteron fad will finally fall flat on its face lol. No offence but im getting really tired of seeing OMG opterons PWN there the best ... you can get a 4 ghz oc without even having a heatsink on it. It bores me and my eyes are sore. No offence guys

I know what you mean. Only makes me hate my computer even more.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Melcar
I know what you mean. Only makes me hate my computer even more.
well i have a 3700+ san diego and i get 3ghz on the stock cooling so whats the big crap if a 148 can do the same THERE ISNT and its a lil more expensive if i remember.
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post #9 of 26
I agree totally, the whole Opteron fad just needs to die. Athlon still sounds cooler anyway.
    
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think ill be getting a 3500+ instead....
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