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    I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    That is all....

    simply awesome.

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    You big Intel pimp!!

    But yeah I agree

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    Is it worth me getting a G0 if i have an e6300 aggressively overclocked? I've been thinking about it but im not sure it's completely worth it.

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    Quote Originally Posted by magneticman View Post
    Is it worth me getting a G0 if i have an e6300 aggressively overclocked? I've been thinking about it but im not sure it's completely worth it.
    Define aggressively overclocked? As for whether its worth it, in most things, probably not.

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    i've overclocked it to 3.20ghz stable...

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    Depends if you do multi core stuff like distributed computing (folding, boinc, seti etc). But I'm pretty sure Zak's found other benefits as well...

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    If you do video editting/encoding and 3d graphics works etc...it makes a nice difference!

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    My X3210 (B3 quad) was happy doing 3.3GHz 24/7 with an SI-120 slapped on it....It did push some cores close to 65deg though.

    The G0's do generally overclock further and slightly cooler, although mines been on water since getting it so can't say what it would be like on air.

    I would imagine you would get a better overclock then you have now but with more heat......If you will use the cores, then go for it
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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    I'd just like to say.... I totally agree!

    Just upgraded from an AMD 64 3500+ based-pc to a Q6600 (OC @3.2GHz) and the difference is amazing.

    1 core compiling, 2 cores rendering plus still having a core free to game on = me happy!

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    4.2 Ghz ?

    What you using for cooling clunk?

    Tears from baby seals...

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    That is a very impressive overclock! What temps are you getting?

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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    4.2GHz seems more like a suicide shot then a 24/7 usable clock (I know my G0 took too many volts to get over 4GHz)....Would be sweet if it is 24/7 stable though
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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    That P5K is holding an impressive FSB, seems to be a common trait for Intel's chipsets. Even with the passive heatsink on my P5B, the 965 seems to reach 400ish.
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    Re: I'd just like to say....again....that Quad Core is awesome

    I concur ... I upgraded from a p4 2.93ghz ht and even at stock 2.4 it's amazing.

    One other thing it also seems to have gotten rid of the problems with the memory of my 8800gts 320mb
    I am using the same gpu as before and on the old machine if I did anything before playing company of heroes there would be artifacting as the memory went up and stayed up. Now it doesn't matter what I do before hand and it works great... memory up, memory down.

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