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Old 04-18-2009, 10:21 PM   #1
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Just a little kinda poll that i have made,

what do you guys think would be the best choice for a CPU ATM

should a oerson who is about to buy a new CPU go for a Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Quad

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Anyway, would you say to

BUY 1 120 dollar Higher clocked CORE 2 DUO for higher speeds at stock


Or buy a Quad for future prefrences and 50 more dollars
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Old 04-18-2009, 10:26 PM   #2
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Get the Quad. Future games and apps will be more apt to be designed to utilize them better.



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Old 04-18-2009, 10:29 PM   #3
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Im getting a mo- fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

that makes sense

i was thinking about getting the core 2 duo at 2.8GHZ. I see people overclocking it to 4.0GHZ wit a zalman 9700. My HS is WAY better then that so i think i might get it to that and keep it at that, if not higher
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That would be a good way to go if you are planning on overclocking.
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what would perform better on future games? with a modest GFX card
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I think you should just go with the Quad man, in a couple of months, games will most likley be fully optimized for Quad Core cpu's. Some of the duo's are pretty nice for ocing but you can oc some quads to pretty high settings on air cooling too. The Quad will also last you longer and will come in more handy if your ever doing something else other than gaming like movie editing or designing.
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i wonder when we will have CPU's with more than 4 cores
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Very soon. Both AMD and Intel have 6 and 8 core processors in the works.







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If i had to choose I would get the core2quad but only if they renamed it something like say hmmmmm PHENOM II x4....

Quad FTW....
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i wonder when we will have CPU's with more than 4 quads
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Very soon. Both AMD and Intel have 6 and 8 core processors in the works.
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Wouldn't four quads equal sixteen processors?
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