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    WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Intel Core™2Quad Q6600, 4x 2.40GHz = 9.6GHz Super Fast!

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Intel-Core-2Qu...QQcmdZViewItem


    Starting bid £200 or buy it now for £275 +£5 postage


    me\ Got this on watch as I can't believe anyone would be dumb enough to buy it.
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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    i hate people who try and con people like that ...

    ... some people would fall for that

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by adam1701 View Post
    i hate people who try and con people like that ...

    ... some people would fall for that

    Indeed.........the guy has sold two motherboards before, so must have some idea on computer prices.
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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Thats just ridiculous!

    Just wait till he checks his e-mails, sent him a link to a much cheaper one at scan

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=643237

    Reported him for misleading description aswell, in the description it says 10 meg!

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Meh, I just report things like this for whatever policy they violate, in this case, misleading or inappropriate title since quad core doesn't mean you get a 9.6Ghz processor

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Well if enough people complain/report to Ebay.........................................
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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    thing it, much as we mock.......


    ......there's SOME merit to just multiplying like that


    if each core is capable of a certain number of calculations (on paper), and you hae X cores, then, on paper, it DOES simply come out to "multiply these numbers together"

    the fact that most user apps on the desktop won't attain the direct speedup is the apps' fault, not the cpu

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    thing it, much as we mock.......


    ......there's SOME merit to just multiplying like that


    if each core is capable of a certain number of calculations (on paper), and you hae X cores, then, on paper, it DOES simply come out to "multiply these numbers together"

    the fact that most user apps on the desktop won't attain the direct speedup is the apps' fault, not the cpu

    ya mean the guy could be a sorta budding Isaac Newton in that when the apple fell on his head he thought of gravity........................ :-)
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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    thing it, much as we mock.......


    ......there's SOME merit to just multiplying like that


    if each core is capable of a certain number of calculations (on paper), and you hae X cores, then, on paper, it DOES simply come out to "multiply these numbers together"

    the fact that most user apps on the desktop won't attain the direct speedup is the apps' fault, not the cpu
    So should we also say that because the core 2 can in certain situations perform four instructions per clock (compared to K8s three) that actually it's a 38.4ghz processor?

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    So should we also say that because the core 2 can in certain situations perform four instructions per clock (compared to K8s three) that actually it's a 38.4ghz processor?
    38.4 GFLOPs

    and K8 is 2 (K10 is 3)

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    That's nothing - I used to have a Athlon 2500 Barton that could do 8GHz on only one core...



    (First used this a few years ago on one of those threads with folks bragging about their overclocks)

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    lol nice !
    i wish i had that athlon

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by scrandman View Post
    That's nothing - I used to have a Athlon 2500 Barton that could do 8GHz on only one core...



    (First used this a few years ago on one of those threads with folks bragging about their overclocks)
    That's a classic!

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    It certainly is. Thanks for making me laugh.
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    how do you report someone on ebay?

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    Re: WoW 9.6ghz CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by adam1701 View Post
    how do you report someone on ebay?
    At the bottom there's a "Report this Item" link that takes you to a complicated series of forms.

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