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Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-09-2008, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

well why consider a Q9450 then :p the only difference to me seems to be more L2 cache and SSE4 instructions, and a crippled multiplier... hmmmm

but yeah, if you have a Q6600, no need to upgrade to...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-09-2008, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

April 20th, a little far off, but the Q6700 with a 10x multi will become the new budget quad-king at only $270! :freak:

Core 2 Quad Q6700: $527 -> $270
Core 2 Quad Q6600: $270 -> $229

Core 2...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-09-2008, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

I really can't wait until we get the Q6700 price cuts here in Canada..
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-09-2008, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

Q9450 FSB = 1333MHz

QDR = 1333MHz/4 = 333.25MHz

333.25MHz x 8 (multiplier) = 2666MHz = 2.66GHz

If the Q9450 had an 8.5x multiplier, its default clock would be 2.83GHz, which it's not, the...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-07-2008, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

for games - you won't see a difference, no current games or future games to come will support SSE4 instructions, and even if they do, I hardly see it having a great impact just yet

The Yorkfields...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-07-2008, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

doods, what have you been smoking? :D

Q9300 = 7.5x
Q9400 = 8x (6MB L2 cache)
Q9450 = 8x (12MB L2 cache)
Q9550 = 8.5x
Q9650 = 9x

really gay IMO, it'll be hard for the average person to go...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-07-2008, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Merkwürdigeliebe
Re: q9450 on sale in canada

Nice, a little expensive though.... almost $400... Q6600 is still the best deal!

I really like Shopbot btw, I use it all the time :D

it's a good tool to find deals in Canada
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