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post #91 of 129
You know, i wanna see what the LONGEVITY is like. No one ever says "Man this chip is gonna last a long time" or "Man this chip crapped out on me so quick". Longevity of chips should be a big factor to consider, as no one really has. I think its safe to say that most of us run our chips for a long time...24/7 in some cases. Does/Has anyone considered the time that their chips have been putting in or does it really matter?
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I completely disagree with the people saying saying it's pointless to buy this CPU. While I agree that Intel charges a lot for this model. There are certain people that need this extra speed and the extra cost is mitigated by the increases in productivity.
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post #93 of 129
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Sorry, need a bios screen, pcmark, CPUZ, something. Someone can say it all day or show their rig all day, but it don't mean anything until i see that Validation. So once again, ?
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Whats up with Metro 2033. AMD X6 kills all Intel in min fps.
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post #95 of 129
Not an Pro-AMD thread.
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SB is better for a better price.
    
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post #97 of 129
I think this EE cpu is aimed at, for example, rendering studios, in which a 1-3 sec difference in their workload means a lot of time and dough.
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post #98 of 129
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Whats up with Metro 2033. AMD X6 kills all Intel in min fps.
thats what i was wondering.

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...l#post12524682
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post #99 of 129
Wow, Sandy Bridge Out performed it, and they are selling this new 990X for $1000? LOL they should have released this before the 980X.
post #100 of 129
small question, because im a noob. Can anyone ever have a 2600k and two GPU's runnning full crossfire? (for example two 5850's )
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