Originally Posted by Paulieg
It's amazing how often WC gets left out of the mix. I do appreciate that Intel thought of more "practical" cooling here. I still don't think i7 is worth the cost though. It's not really the price of the chips either. It's the price of x58 boards that kills it for me. Only 1 motherboard option under $200? Forget it. I'll be sticking with PII.
At first I thought you were saying a Pentium II
We all know that prices will drop... eventually. I'm currently putting together a WC setup that will still have my old E6600 in it, and eventually an i7, but who knows when.