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Old 02-19-2007, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default wow false advertising much??

look at this company advertising that a core 2 duo is 5.6 ghz...

http://www.mdg.ca/en/products/desktops/apton/

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INTELŪ PENTIUMŪ 4 PROCESSOR 3.2GHZ - FREE UPGRADE TO TWO CORE INTELŪ PROCESSOR (2x2.8=5.6GHz EQL.)
im calling em tomorow and telling them to change it
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Old 02-19-2007, 09:09 PM   #2
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Lol, funny. I love how it's in all caps...rather hard to read.
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:02 PM   #3
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Default Re: wow false advertising much??

yeah, and the 18x dvd burner isn't the fastest, i've seen 20x at the store i work at.
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:24 PM   #4
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I thought they had 32x DVD burners? Hmmm...
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:27 PM   #5
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look at this company advertising that a core 2 duo is 5.6 ghz...

http://www.mdg.ca/en/products/desktops/apton/



im calling em tomorow and telling them to change it
You're going to call , why? I mean who cares, unless you plan to curse them out and what not..
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:31 PM   #6
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Sue them? Free money...
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:57 PM   #7
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Default Re: wow false advertising much??

im not going to sue them. im just gonna bother them a bit by trying to order a pc and ill get RAM, hard drive space, and ghz messed up lol

but then ill call back and tell them to stop deceiving their customers.
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Old 02-20-2007, 12:19 AM   #8
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And they're techies

2x2.8 = 2x2.8
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Old 02-20-2007, 12:33 AM   #9
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Yeah pretty much. 2.8x2 is still a 2.8GHz frequency. Good thing you noted that though lhuser.
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Old 02-20-2007, 02:02 AM   #10
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Yeah pretty much. 2.8x2 is still a 2.8GHz frequency. Good thing you noted that though lhuser.
Dudes, I'm afraid you are all confused. This system uses dual-processors (NOT a single dual-core) processor. So therefore Jenox this system can process at 5.6GHz.

That's my guess anyway; I could be wrong.
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