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So I found this guy on Craig's List thats selling his Xeon X5980. He says he's only used it for 3 hours for a little testing. He wants $600 for it. Do you think I should buy it? He sounds pretty legit, but I'm not sure. Screenshot:

    
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He's trolling hardcore. The SS is obviously fake. The font isn't even the same.

The best 1366 Xeon available is the X5690. It has a core clock of 3.47GHz with 6 cores and 12 threads.

Also, note the Specification section which clearly states it's an X5680. However, if he's selling one of those for $600, that's one hell of a deal!
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18 core 36 threads! For $600, dont take the bait.
     
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that cpu doesn't exist
    
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post #5 of 17
4.7Ghz on .912v. 18 physical cores. Unless Intel crammed a unicorn in there, steer clear.
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post #6 of 17
i dont see it on craigslist, link..?

did you photoshop this or something? seems like the work of a 7th grader
http://www.overclock.net/12993434-post1.html
it's on your photobucket after all

trollolol
Edited by koven - 4/19/11 at 10:45pm
post #7 of 17
They could have used the correct font and lined up everything better. Cores [18] is a little high on that spot......

But i think i will order two of them, give me the link. Please
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I'm twelf and wut is this?
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