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Nehalem Available for Pre-Order at Overclockers UK, ETA 31st October

Discussion in 'News' started by alexp999, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    personally i have never had a problem with ocuk,and never had a problem with a return.I sent back a 1950pro i killed with a bad flash,and got a new one back.Their prices ae a bit over other uk e-tailers though.

    I will be interested to see how these do in real benchies,and let the early adopters be the guinea pigs.
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    Yeah OcUK are a bit of a hit & miss with Customer Service, I guess it's who you get and if they're having a good day. I guess any business can be like that. Anyway, like you said about benchies and the a-like.

    I'm freaking gagging for reviews, it's only a matter of weeks before we start seeing our favourite sites reviewing them all. Wink wink TPU!

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    Which, in a way, begs the question why there isn't any conclusive reviews of it.

    I'm sure they don't want to kill off their sales of c2d and c2q, since they have like a million sitting there.

    BUT, there's also the benchies where the i7 fails and it may be quite embarrassing for it to lose by many percent to a barcelona slow poke.
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    KBD says thanks.
  5. tigger

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    The everest mem benchies are sick:eek:
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    I wonder why it doesnt say anything about sli support in the description of the boards.
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    sli is software controlled
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    Still need to see if they oc.......
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    Only thing I dislike about the new i7 is the 133FSB and high ass multi..
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    I'm taking that review with a pinch of salt until the sites I know and love have reviewed them.
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    so do i, but this review make sense: multi-threaded applications, memory read/write, etc benefit while games not so much.
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    Fair enough, I just don't really trust sites that look like a school-kid designed it. I'm too used to my favourite sites.
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    you know... this is really hard to decide which chip to get not knowing how well they overclock.

    hmm.... i'll go for the one in the middle price range.
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    i wont be jumping on this bandwagon for a while
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    yeah... i hear ya. im gonna see how fast i can get a setup going but the prices are steep as hell.
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    I was figuring this was how it was going to be, but it's launch stuff...they almost gotta do it this way anymore lol...I guess they don't want everyone hopping over at once. I'm gonna wait till for quite a while, or as long as I can stand as I'm sure there will be bugs, sensor issues, etc that will happen. Not saying it's gonna be bunk, I'm sure it'll be great for those that do go for it tho! But I will be watching and waiting!

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    i just hope they dont try to kill off overclocking all together. i think OCing makes more chips sell.
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    If they do, AMD will have a huge market to feed because I doubt they'll give up overclocking. I don't think Intel will either, they might try to play nanny, but eventually people will find ways around it...you can't stop the willing!

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    who knows... maybe theres something here that everyones overlooking. its not like there is a whole bunch of reviews from trusted sources floating around.
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    Very true, we'll just kind of have to watch and wait to see what happens! I'm eager to see some reviews on TPU myself, hopefully that comes around sooner than later. I'm sure it will, and eventually there'll be so much stuff out for the new goodies, things will get cheaper, and better pricing will be there for those of us on a tighter budget for sure!
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    Funny how there's all the talk of Bloomfield doing nothing for games and then suddenly Intel pulls these numbers out: 52% improvement in 3D gaming. Though looking at the review linked above, sounds like that's probably in 3DMark Vantage
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    The page you've linked to doesn't work for me WC Annihilus. :(
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    Hmm, works for me. Well, here's the text of it:
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    We hardly do CPU reviews though, I recall only one. On the other hand, I don't read every single review. Perhaps I just missed many.

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