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#1 Nemo

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 02:58 AM

OCC reviews the Intel Q9300 processor - http://www.overclock...ws/intel_q9300/

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 07:12 AM

low end huh? :smack:

Just because it's not an overpriced x9999 doesn't mean it's low end =)

As far as I'm concerned "low end" went out the window with the introduction of multi-core processors except in some cases.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 07:22 AM

And by "low end" you mean "economical"? :lol:


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Posted 22 July 2008 - 04:04 PM

The 9600 mopped the floor on the high-res tests!

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