Originally Posted by BababooeyHTJ
Look, when you make claims like that you really should provide some benchmarks to back that up. The difference between DDR2 and DDR3 on X48 is minimal. Check some comparisons.
Yes, minimal... Like the difference between the i5 and the q9650 in that chart.
Do I really need to provide benchmarks to you or does common sense dictate that with DDR3 the gain, even though minimal, would be enough to place it above the i5, which just barely beat it.
Check out the 3dMark Vantage thread on TPU = Plenty of proof there. Many Q9650 and QX9770's beating the i5 750.
Which honestly answers the question of this entire thread. Is the Q9650 still a good and worth while chip. Yes!!
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