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Poll Results: Am I happy with my C2Q@4GHz or am I in denial and jealous on the Sandybridge people?

 
  • 48% (120)
    Yes, you are in denial and you should either get yourself a Sandybridge or get help!
  • 51% (126)
    No, you're perfectly happy with your C2Q@4GHz and have a well balanced system!
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post #61 of 191
oh crap i voted yes. i meant no.
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post #62 of 191
Thread Starter 
Well... Now there are more votes on 'No, you're perfectly happy with your C2Q@4GHz and have a well balanced system!'

Keep the votes coming
    
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post #63 of 191
As far as games go the fact the you have a Core 2 Quad means you dont have 3 x GPUs so there is no problem with it. Games these days are no as they used to be and until we get next gen consoles your CPU will be fine.
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post #64 of 191
My quad and ip35-pro is fine with me.
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post #65 of 191
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyrilmak View Post
My quad and ip35-pro is fine with me.
Have you settled for only 3GHz? You should do at least 3.2GHz with that G0. I also see you have a GTX 470. It needs as much CPU power as it can get from your Q6600
    
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post #66 of 191
If you got a sandbridge, would you be jealous of those with ivy bridge when it comes out? Just wait that wee bit longer and then others will be jealous of you
post #67 of 191
I'm still running a Q6600 G0, be happy with your setup.
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post #68 of 191
You are definitely bottlenecking your GPU with that CPU.

I on the other hand, am jealous that you picked out a system powerful enough to last this long.

If I can keep my monies in my pockets and my bench rig going, I think my sig rig will last similar to what the C2D/Q's did.


With that being said, it depends if your question is solely focusing on gaming...if so...then yes you are in denial because you are bottlenecking that GPU.
If you are still getting acceptable frame rates to your standards, then there seems to be no point in spending the money unless you want to maximize your entire investment.
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post #69 of 191
You could be happy but jealous at the same time. Ive been there
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post #70 of 191
Quote:
Originally Posted by fl0w3n View Post
You are definitely bottlenecking your GPU with that CPU.

With that being said, it depends if your question is solely focusing on gaming...if so...then yes you are in denial because you are bottlenecking that GPU.
I get %100 useage out of my 570 on the same platform he's got. It's not bottlenecked in the least.
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