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post #21 of 57
Well, that's kind of--well--they're comparing a 2-core, 4-thread to a 4-core/thread processor. Of course the 2400 will win by a fair margin.
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Who really buys the 650 anyway? The 560 is all you need.


At the time, the i3 540 was the highest sold.

I wanted mah turbo.
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Look! My $400 is worth more then $200!
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Announcer: This just in...Intel has just announced that the Core i5 2400 beats the Pentium 4 3.2Ghz with HT.

Silly Crowd: OMGosh...this processor must be fast to beat that processor.....

Smart Crowd: ............ (looks on wondering if someone at Intel is playing a joke)
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This is a dual core vs quad core comparison, what did you expect?
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Look! My $400 is worth more then $200!
Not to single you two out, but PanicProne was the first to explicitly comment that it was a dual versus quad comparison, and allenottawa commented on price.

From the article:

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Intel testing, dual vs. quad at the same price
Fudzilla is far from perfect, but they make their reasoning for the comparison very clear.
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Who really buys the 650 anyway? The 560 is all you need.
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Not to single you two out, but PanicProne was the first to explicitly comment that it was a dual versus quad comparison, and allenottawa commented on price.

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Fudzilla is far from perfect, but they make their reasoning for the comparison very clear.
yes, but an i5 750/760 would have been a far more logical comparison
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post #27 of 57
Yes and no. It would have matched a quad versus a quad, but it would have matched quads of different speeds. At least the 650 and the 2400 have similar clock speeds (as in, at least they got that much right).
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post #28 of 57
Its about the pricing man. If you can get 80% more performance for the same price. why not? its not just dual core vs quad. there is a reason for comparing these two cpu's. don't get wound up in just the amount of cores the proc has.
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post #29 of 57
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Yes and no. It would have matched a quad versus a quad, but it would have matched quads of different speeds. At least the 650 and the 2400 have similar clock speeds (as in, at least they got that much right).
Cores>clockspeed

my i5 at 4.5GHz gets destroyed by quads at 3.5/4
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Cores>clockspeed

my i5 at 4.5GHz gets destroyed by quads at 3.5/4
When I said 'at least they got that much right', I meant that when they compared a dual core to a quad, they at least bothered to compare them at the same clock speed.
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