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Old 07-28-2005, 03:28 PM   #31
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lol, well P4's with HTT aren't worth much to me, so you can imagine what i think of non-HTT P4's (and Celerons). Damn energy-suckers.
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Haha. What about 840s?
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:32 PM   #33
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Even worse, lol. There was an article about it i saw the other day, showing that even without Cool 'n' Quiet enabled, Athlon 64 Venices consumed as much power, under load, as idle Pentium D's. Disgraceful.
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Haha. Is power seriously a reasonable problem?
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Yes! Especially when Intel couples that with poor performance.
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Yes, definitely. Man, i don't wanna bore you with stories about ice caps and shit, but care about the poor Earth, dude, putting up with all that carbon dioxide. AMD - friends of the Earth.

Man, if i was gonna get a desktop, i'd love one based on the new VIA C7. Dammm, that processor looks sexy.
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Depends on you idea of poor performance :P I would call a Dual Core Processor only being able to organise two threads poor performance and dreadful PCMark 04 Scores poor performance
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