Who has $1000 to spare?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by zoey, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. zoey

    zoey Guest

  2. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    Intel's answer to the Athlon64...GO AMD!!!
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    64-bit means nothing. I wouldn't mind one of Intels extreme chips actually, that cache sounds niiiiice :)
     
  4. l0g0ut

    l0g0ut OSNN Addict

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    read this:
    **This item is NOT REFUNDABLE, exchange for same exact item only!!**

    nicee.... you're screwed...
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    You're screwed because they won't refund it? :confused:
    Erm, most places will do that for computer hardware..
     
  6. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Hehe, that thing must be screaming fast with HT and a 2MB cache. :)
     
  7. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    yep, not unless your running a server, barely any normal programs will actually use it to its capability, Windows XP included and XP64 is still beta.

    The AMD 64's aren't exactly a bargain either, plus the benchmarks I've seen on the FX version have been less than overwhelming. The reg P4C's seem to keep up with it ;) .
     
  8. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    We won't know what the 64 FX will do until it has a real 64 bit OS and programs compiled on a 64 bit complier. Say in about 2-3 years.

    Which is a good thing because by then it will down to $100.

    :)
     
  9. mokuni

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    yay to marketing
     
  10. Goatman

    Goatman Ska Daddy

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    Here are some benchmarks... the Athlon 64 keeps up to the P4EE in every benchmark, only a few seconds off of the P4EE score.... no way a P4C will be anywhere close...

     
  11. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    an oc'd p4c can keep up witht eh athlonFX... the athlon64 3200+ is around the same performance as a top of the line p4c...

    the EE runs hot as hell and is expensive but it is the fastest out there... and doesn't need registered memory...
     
  12. Black-Syth

    Black-Syth Comalies

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    Either way AMD seems to be doing ok. Tommys just let out a complete benchmark on an FX-51 OCed to 2.8Ghz. It seems to scale well, and the performance is quite overwhelming. You might want to take a look.

    IRT Goatman:

    MaximumPC?
     
  13. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    At that price they can keep it. Anyway, I'll just wait for the release of the Prescott.
     
  14. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    INTEL > *
     
  15. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    intel is greater than asterisk?
     
  16. dubstar

    dubstar format c:

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    sixty four bit, smixty smour blit.. who cares? personally, i'd rather spend that grand on a house payment and feel good about my house not getting beaten in bench marks in 6 months by the next new house on the block.

    (if that makes any sense, my analogys rarely do)
     
  17. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    What is this telling us??
    You'd have to OC an Intel P4 (@3.2GHz) to whatever speed to keep up with an AMD running @ 2.2GHz? :p
     
  18. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    effectively yes..

    but the good thing is intel cpu's are scalable and oc well...

    btw for the price the 800mhz intel cpu's are better than comparative amd cpu's... :)
     
  19. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yah I wanted to see the comparison between that and the 4.1 ghz prometia cooled p4 :cool:

    now THAT would have been interesting...

    dunno if they have done that with the EE though...
     
  20. Goatman

    Goatman Ska Daddy

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    yeah, it's from Max PC Dec issue, I meant to mention it....