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Windows 7: 6-core Nehalem coming to LGA 1366 this year

18 Jun 2009   #11
dan7777

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a quad core at 3.8GHZ is more than enough. price drops soon enough then it might be worth taking the plunge end of the year im planning or beginning of next year


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18 Jun 2009   #12
jw12345

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Crunchy Doodle hit it on the head: gaming is not the point. If fact, the vast majority of the world doesn't give a crap about pc gaming. There are quite a few applications now that scale more or less infinitely. For example, video/audio encoding can easily be spread over a million cores if the product existed. Along with rendering, virtualization (to a point), compression, etc.

These kinds of processors aren't for "leet gamerz" or pretty much any other day to day tasks, which aren't limited much by CPU in the first place.
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