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Old 12-07-2010, 10:38 AM   #21 (permalink)
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So then they are better than the base i7's?

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So then they are better than the base i7's?
Usually, yes.

But some of the really good silicon makes it to the i7 batches also. It's really a big game of chance when it comes to getting a great overclocking chip, but spending the extra money on a Xeon eliminates a lot of the risks.

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