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    New Intel Quads...

    Does anyone know when the new quads are going to be release in the UK?
    Really wanna get my grubby hands on one as soon as possible
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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    i think it will be out at the begining of the year. they are clocked higher, have 16mb cahce and run alot cooler as soon as these baby's come out i will do a full upgrade

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Is there any word on what the pricing is going be like in the uk yet?

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    From what i've read, pricing won't change (well they won't get any cheaper than the current ones anyway) The new ones will simply replace the current ones at the same prices.

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    That is exactly what I didn't want to hear...
    hrm, Q6600 now or wait for Q9450 in Jan
    Nvidia's new offering might be out then, as well as x48/780i....
    God, I hate this endless waiting game

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    q9450 looks like a worthy pruchase. if it comes out less then £250 then im gunna get that. 12mb and 1333mhz umm tasty indeed

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    i hope they start EOL'ing some c2d.. that list getting beyond silly really

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Quote Originally Posted by jackvdbuk View Post
    i hope they start EOL'ing some c2d.. that list getting beyond silly really
    Indeed it is, even with some new chips in there that are a complete waste of time and money (lower spec chips for the same price as higher spec chips? )

    But that Q9450 sure does look awfully sweet, I think I'll hold out and grab one of those.
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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    personally, i think it may be a good idea to hold out for AMDs quads... but thats just me

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Quote Originally Posted by UltraMagnus View Post
    personally, i think it may be a good idea to hold out for AMDs quads... but thats just me
    Which is another change in Mobo (and maybe RAM)
    I'll just be dropping a quad into this as it stands, shouldn't work out too expensive
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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Does anyone know when are the AMD quads coming? I wanna upgrade sometime next year, 939 is getting pretty old now!

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Which is another change in Mobo (and maybe RAM)
    I'll just be dropping a quad into this as it stands, shouldn't work out too expensive
    Exactly, and judging from their Quad server lineup, the performance isn't exactly going to be breath taking either. Maybe in 2009 AMD will take the lead again, but if you need a good new machine now, then Intel is where the action is.
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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Which is another change in Mobo (and maybe RAM)
    I'll just be dropping a quad into this as it stands, shouldn't work out too expensive
    Likewise. The new Intel chips may not be revolutionary but I can stick one in my exisitng C2D setup.

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    Damn Intel everytime I get close to upgrading the E4300, a new set of chips appears on the horizon to tempt and taunt me. Q9450 does look verrry tempting.

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    Re: New Intel Quads...

    In real life terms will these new chips really make that much difference or is it still more beneficial to just buy a Q6600 and upgrade when the new opterons come out ?

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