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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    You've got to be kidding, but I'm all for it, hopefully cheap Intel Quads!

    Where'd you find all this, don't you sleep? What do you dream in your sleep, all hardware related thoughts?

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

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    What do you dream in your sleep, all hardware related thoughts?
    Why not??!!





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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    I had to ask?

    By the way, the Baltar's quote, I take it it's from Battlestar Galactica? Correct me, I never did watch it all, need to get the full boxset.

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by UseItNow View Post
    I had to ask?

    By the way, the Baltar's quote, I take it it's from Battlestar Galactica? Correct me, I never did watch it all, need to get the full boxset.
    The quote is from the final series of BSG and it was just a hilarious scene.

    However,the ending of the series seemed rushed and TBH and was a bit rubbish and underwhelming IMHO. A new prequel series called Caprica is out soon(the pilot has been broadcast) but I don't know if I can be bothered to watch it after the craptastic ending of BSG. The only part which was handled well IMHO was conclusion of Starbuck's story.

    I hope Lost has a good ending as series 5 is great and at least there is more Stargate too for some light sci-fi action.


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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    The quote is from the final series of BSG and it was just a hilarious scene.

    However,the ending of the series seemed rushed and TBH and was a bit rubbish and underwhelming IMHO. A new prequel series called Caprica is out soon(the pilot has been broadcast) but I don't know if I can be bothered to watch it after the craptastic ending of BSG. The only part which was handled well IMHO was conclusion of Starbuck's story.

    I hope Lost has a good ending as series 5 is great and at least there is more Stargate too for some light sci-fi action.
    I did watch the final series pretty much in full, but somehow managed to not watch series 2 and 3, I remember the scene that's why I asked to confirm the quote was from BSG as it sounded familiar, yeah thought the ending seemed rushed, shame.

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Oh yeah, back to the topic, the Q7600, any idea on pricing, presume it's a quad for cheap?

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by UseItNow View Post
    Oh yeah, back to the topic, the Q7600, any idea on pricing, presume it's a quad for cheap?
    Depends how cheap though, i dont think it would be silly to see it under £100 - would it ????
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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    Depends how cheap though, i dont think it would be silly to see it under £100 - would it ????
    It would have to be, the Q8200 is already at around £100, so with the Q7600 having a lower FSB and Cache, it should be but who knows?

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by UseItNow View Post
    It would have to be, the Q8200 is already at around £100, so with the Q7600 having a lower FSB and Cache, it should be but who knows?
    Agreed, this was my thinking. I already thought the Q8200 was dear for what it was but i suppose it would be reasonable for offices etc, which is probably the case for the 7600 - but depending on how much is charged for it this could be a decent Bang for the buck processor no? You know how high those Pentium Dual-Cores could clock id expect these to do the same
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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Well the Athlon II X2 quad cores should also be released in the near future too. These "cheap" quad cores should be fine for normal usage like for example encoding of home movies for example. Also these quads may actually start finding themselves in budget desktop replacement notebooks too if their TDPs are not too high.


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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Well the Athlon II X2 quad cores should also be released in the near future too. These "cheap" quad cores should be fine for normal usage like for example encoding of home movies for example. Also these quads may actually start finding themselves in budget desktop replacement notebooks too if their TDPs are not too high.
    Duly noted my friend!

    We just have to wait for performance reviews for both the Athlon II X2 Quad & Intel Q7600 Quad.

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by useitnow View Post

    we just have to wait for performance reviews for both the athlon ii x2 quad & intel q7600 quad.
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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    cpu with what equates to 512kb per core, this sounds more like celeron kinda spec

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    Quote Originally Posted by circuitmonkey View Post
    cpu with what equates to 512kb per core, this sounds more like celeron kinda spec
    Ah but I remember thinking the same about the Intel E2140/E2160/E2180 and those things were amazing !

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    Re: Core2 quad Q7600

    yer, i was running a E2180 at 3Ghz before I bought my Q6700, was a good little processor, but just not enough for the research I was doing at the time

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