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#1 Bosco

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:10 PM

ccokeman takes the i7 980X for a spin:

http://www.overclock...__core_i7_980x/

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:20 PM

it sucks that by the time i'll be able to afford one of these, 12 core procs will probably be out :bah:

nice review tho :)

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:38 PM

meh, i dont like it............

good review, but i have an instinct to hate that product (w/e that means, lol)

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:40 PM

meh, i dont like it............

good review, but i have an instinct to hate that product (w/e that means, lol)


I am thinking its because of the price no? :lol:

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:47 PM

I am thinking its because of the price no?


i dont know, i just hate it...... its like one of those things you look at, and then right away, you say "eww"

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:48 PM

:lol:

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:53 PM

Wow, this opens my eyes to how useless CPU differences are when they are in the same category of tech in regards to gaming

you need to do some video encoding/rendering benchmarks, something that this CPU can shine in

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:58 PM

Wow, this opens my eyes to how useless CPU differences are when they are in the same category of tech in regards to gaming

you need to do some video encoding/rendering benchmarks, something that this CPU can shine in



no need to hate, theres always room to improve on, but you try being a reviewer. i bet its alot harder tha you think :P

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:07 PM

Wow, this opens my eyes to how useless CPU differences are when they are in the same category of tech in regards to gaming

you need to do some video encoding/rendering benchmarks, something that this CPU can shine in


I guess you didn't read the review???? Other then gaming pages?

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:09 PM

I have some multi threaded stuff in there. Bibble 5, Cinebench, WinRar, Looking to add some and take away others. Where you have multi threaded apps you cant touch this one. THere are some games that supposedly handle more than 4 threads now like RE5. If you do real work with the CPU this one does the job quite well.

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:11 PM

That things a beast!

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:11 PM

I have some multi threaded stuff in there. Bibble 5, Cinebench, WinRar, Looking to add some and take away others. Where you have multi threaded apps you cant touch this one. THere are some games that supposedly handle more than 4 threads now like RE5. If you do real work with the CPU this one does the job quite well.


+1 the only people who are going to be buying this initially are benchmark whores, trustfund babies, people that do intense video/audio encoding, and the odd F@H member with money to burn :bah: :foldon: