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Single threaded, possibly... Multi-threaded, no...

You're still good! (though personally I'd unload that for $800 or so while you still can - unless you're rich, then you could turn it into a key-chain soon instead).
Note how the Benchmark linked in the OP is a Quad core nearly matching a Xeon Hex core. If that's not improvement then I don't know what is.
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Passsmark sucks and should be nuked from orbit. We'll have a wide suite of benchmarks soon.
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I would take a 1090T over current gen 4 core i series chips if I did some of the tasks it destroys them in.

I however have become more of a gamer/troller than anything else and with the i5 2500k being right at about the same price as my 1090T was, and my broken ddr2 board forcing me to go ddr3 with the GA-P67A-UD4 costing about the same as an equal board on the AMD side it seemed logical to go for a chip that beats even the best 4 core 1366... I mean I can still troll those people about how much better my performance is for less right?




Also DDR3 1600 cas 9 for $110, am I missing something cause those seem like they suck...
I'm glad you have finally come to this realization, which is what everybody has been telling you for the longest time. The 1090T's advantages are on software programs that most people do not use.

In regards to the RAM, yes, you're missing something alright!

Check this article from October:
http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...1600_8gb/7.htm

This 8 GB set of G.Skill DDR3-1600 CL9 did kind of surprise me with the 1968 MHz ceiling at the stock rated timings of 9-9-9-24. Surprised because of the supposed difficulty in overclocking modules of this density. I just wasn't expecting this RAM to reach that level since the 2 GB Ripjaw sticks gave out at 1780 MHz with the same rated speed, timings and voltage. The XMP profile works just as expected, as does the RAM at its rated 1600 Mhz speed.

You can also substantially tighten up the timings at the module's 1600MHz rated speed to 7-7-7-24, which of course is a nice bonus when you run this memory at 1600 MHz. Price wise, this set is an incredible value at the current pricing of $189 at Newegg for this 8GB set of memory from G.Skill.

Yet, you're only getting it for $110! For a solid 8GB set, that's really cheap.
Edited by 2010rig - 1/2/11 at 5:23pm
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Oh it's 2x4gb - well I clearly missed that part.

Do I need 8gb? Most I've seen used while gaming was like 3.2gb out of 4gb...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231277 2x2 same?

I was looking at these for $62 cause I'm cheap like that: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227569
    
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I know you're cheap like that, lol, that's why I recommended 8GB for a killer price, but you only need 4GB for gaming as that is plenty.

That Gskill set you pointed out seems to be the same, it looks good too.

The OCZ will do 2000 MHZ, but you might as well go for the Gskill for $50.
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I need matte black/blue ram to match my mobo for the fashion show.
    
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Eh 1366 is faster then SB.

And you should know what is under the hood before you say such things..


Stopppp... Don't.... can't help it... Gotta say it...

It's... It's... It's on the table.. not under the hood...

and with the distributor there too.. can't figure the 1366 vette is too fast right now!
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Stopppp... Don't.... can't help it... Gotta say it...

It's... It's... It's on the table.. not under the hood...

and with the distributor there too.. can't figure the 1366 vette is too fast right now!
That pic is 8 months old.
    
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The 980x can't push 3 gtx 470's.

lolz
Need to read my Overclock.

And realize 2550x1600 res.
    
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You should just go SB and get a gtx 580 or two then, since 3 gpu setups are pretty much for benchmarking only.
    
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