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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 #81 of 191
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
Yeah, I know your needs I was messing with ya

I recommend Intel SSD's.. Those are considered the most reliable and are very fast. As you know, I have 4 of them myself.. And I've built 4 different computers also using Intel X-25 Gen.2 SSD's. Not a single problem.. Highly recommend them..
Cool thanks...

I was looking at the Vertex II 80GB (159shipped) or Agility II 60GB (129 local pick up)

But I will look into the X-25
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post #82 of 191
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
Cool thanks...

I was looking at the Vertex II 80GB (159shipped) or Agility II 60GB (129 local pick up)

But I will look into the X-25
Yeah, there are probably several good brands for SSD's.. However, I tend to stick to what I know is very good.. Since, as I've said, experienced a total of 8 Intel SSD's personally, with no complications problems or anything... They just work, they are reliable and very fast.. Several other brands may have higher Write speeds, but Intel has very high IOPS, this is really what matters the most for the speed you percept..


Edit:

The guy I bought those two Intel X-25 80GB Gen.1 SSD's from regret that he sold me them.. He bought a Sandforce based SSD himself, and had nothing but problems with it.. Can't remember the brand...

That same guy sold me his Q9650 E0 and bought himself a used QX9650 C0. He regret selling me that Q9650 also... As we all now, C0's run hotter...

About the size of SSD's - I've found 80GB to be adequate.. Has room for Win7, all programs you install and many games.. But as the prices are now, maybe a Intel 120GB is the way to go...

Just checked the prices here in Norway, and the 120GB version is almost twice the price of a 80GB Intel! Lol! So 80GB is the way to go here at least.

I have one 160GB Gen.2 in my primary rig.. This was expensive a year ago, and still is.
Edited by turrican9 - 4/23/11 at 9:07pm
    
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post #83 of 191
i think u want to get rid of your ancient hardware and upgrade to sandy bridge really and see how it feels to have crazy overclocks, so you keep defending your current rig with the ssd reply because you feel you have to because you don't have sandy bridge.. am I right?
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post #84 of 191
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i think u want to get rid of your ancient hardware and upgrade to sandy bridge really and see how it feels to have crazy overclocks, so you keep defending your current rig with the ssd reply because you feel you have to because you don't have sandy bridge.. am I right?
So you believe - Yes, you are in denial and you should either get yourself a Sandybridge or get help!
    
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post #85 of 191
turrican .... whats the point man... be happy with your pc
let others happy with there pc, ssd or not
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post #86 of 191
You are in denial, the best way out of it is to swim to the shore(everyone knows that rivers in africa have crocodiles) then when you get to shore, buy a plane ticket to the states, find your nearest microcenter or what have you and purchase a 2600k + an appropriate motherboard for your needs. That is my tutorial for getting out of denial, hope it helps.
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post #88 of 191
Be happy mate, C2Q's still have it and are Equivalent to Phenom 2 X4's in most cases..
Plenty of RAM, Good SSD, Nice GPU...


Too bad E8400's are aging like nuns :/
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post #89 of 191
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Be happy mate, C2Q's still have it and are Equivalent to Phenom 2 X4's in most cases..
Plenty of RAM, Good SSD, Nice GPU...


Too bad E8400's are aging like nuns :/
Thanks.

Infact, C2Q Yorkfield with 12MB cache are faster then Phenom II's clock for clock...

Q9650@3GHz VS Phenom II X4 940@3GHz
    
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post #90 of 191
My appraisal.....
Q9650 - 160 - 180
P5Q-E - 90 ocn - 120 fleabay
2x2gb - 50
2x1gb - 30

end is arouns 350 after shipping & boxes. take that 350, add about 100 to it and viola you got a SB...

Considering you invested soo much into those SSD's I'd say the least you can do is treat them right with current gen hardware...


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