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Okay, so it's been my plan since about the AMD FX51 to wait it out and splurge on an FX chip when they finally got up to the FX69. Hahaha, yeah so that's silly but f' real, I want one. It would just be too funny. ...And a huge sticker on the side of the machine that said what chip it was, maybe some of those laser cut fan grills with the sexy chick silhouette like they have on semi mudflaps all the time.

So my PC has been working great and kickin a$$ for a long time now and I haven't been following the industry as much. Today I checked the AMD CPU map for the first time in a while, and I only see EVEN numbered 60s FX chips... noooooo! They can't do that! Or is it that dual core chips get even numbers and singles get odd? Someone tell me there's still going to be an FX 69!
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why dont you just mod the case in the meantime?

i dont think there was a FX-59, so dunno if they would have a 69. i would love to see the look on ppls faces if u brought it to lan party though, heh.
    
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Okay, so it's been my plan since about the AMD FX51 to wait it out and splurge on an FX chip when they finally got up to the FX69. Hahaha, yeah so that's silly but f' real, I want one. It would just be too funny. ...And a huge sticker on the side of the machine that said what chip it was, maybe some of those laser cut fan grills with the sexy chick silhouette like they have on semi mudflaps all the time.

So my PC has been working great and kickin a$$ for a long time now and I haven't been following the industry as much. Today I checked the AMD CPU map for the first time in a while, and I only see EVEN numbered 60s FX chips... noooooo! They can't do that! Or is it that dual core chips get even numbers and singles get odd? Someone tell me there's still going to be an FX 69!
Probably not.
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prabably fx-60 was the last 400mhz ddram chip.
lets wait for a 940 pinned AM2 FX-6x!
    
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Okay, so it's been my plan since about the AMD FX51 to wait it out and splurge on an FX chip when they finally got up to the FX69. Hahaha, yeah so that's silly but f' real, I want one. It would just be too funny. ...And a huge sticker on the side of the machine that said what chip it was, maybe some of those laser cut fan grills with the sexy chick silhouette like they have on semi mudflaps all the time.

So my PC has been working great and kickin a$$ for a long time now and I haven't been following the industry as much. Today I checked the AMD CPU map for the first time in a while, and I only see EVEN numbered 60s FX chips... noooooo! They can't do that! Or is it that dual core chips get even numbers and singles get odd? Someone tell me there's still going to be an FX 69!
FX-62 is the next chip in the FX line so do not look for an FX69 anytime soon if ever.

Do you really live on Tuvalu? I have talked to a guy on the radio who was visiting there. Not to many would know where Tuvalu is on a map I bet. Like living there?

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Wow..very mature.
     
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yeah, I'm a retard, I know. But yeah, imagine the reaction at those LAN parties. It would totally be worth the chunk of change you gotta drop to join the FX club. Man, that puts a serious damper on my day knowing that there probably won't be an FX69. Well I guess we can still wait and see.......

and no I don't live in Tuvalu, I live in Chicago actually. I did see this, like hour long special on Tuvalu though... they were talking about how soon it will be completely underwater if the sea level/global temp keeps rising; the whole island is so close to sea level that even a few feet could sink them. I keep Tuvalu in my profile to remind all those neocons who don't believe in global warming... ask the people in Tuvalu if it's real! They'll tell ya
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