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post #11 of 19
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So is this the best dual core ever?
Yes. This is what the Pentium D should have been. 2 real cores and 4 HT's
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But does anyone really wants dual core at that price? I'd rather drop 50 more and get i7. I wonder does the ht make it feel faster then a dual.
I know when I went from a q6600 to a Phenom 555 the system felt a lot slower.

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I'd rather get a quad core at that price.
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I'd rather get a quad core at that price.
There are no intel quad cores at that price range. Also the 655K will easily do 4.5Ghz.
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There are no intel quad cores at that price range. Also the 655K will easily do 4.5Ghz.
But there are AMD quads at that price
post #16 of 19
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There are no intel quad cores at that price range. Also the 655K will easily do 4.5Ghz.
Actually, the Intel I7 930 is $200 at MC which is $50 more and the I7 760 is $169 but does not have hyperthreading. The reason you get the I5 6 series is for gaming a dual is fine and when you need a little more power than the hyperthreading comes in handy.
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post #17 of 19
why can't microcenter or frys move north!
Its 40 miles away from where I live, and they're all the way down in San Jose. They should open one up near SF somewhere! get more customers like me!!!!
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post #18 of 19
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But there are AMD quads at that price
Amd's quad cores suck tho.
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post #19 of 19
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why can't microcenter or frys move north!
Its 40 miles away from where I live, and they're all the way down in San Jose. They should open one up near SF somewhere! get more customers like me!!!!


take bart to fremont.


get to frys.


win.
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