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Sony set to release Core 2 Quad Vaio

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Sony looks like it will be first to release a computer based on Intel’s new Core 2 Quad processor, with the Vaio R Master. The CPU itself runs at 2.4GHz (it’s a Core 2 Quad Q6600) and the PC also features up to 3GB DDR2 memory, 3TB worth of SATA drives, a Blu-ray drive and NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 graphics. Quite a fast machine all-in-all, but with a price tag of over $8,200 when it hits markets on February 10th, this might not be within everyone’s price range. Dell and Gateway have already begun building systems based on the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processors which also feature four cores, but the Core 2 Quad is the mainstream equivalent.

Source: Engadget
 

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Sony must really like to overprice. They are charging and arm and a leg for the Quadro FX (which itself is like 800 to 2500 dollars, depending on model and such) 3 TB of Storage is probably like 2000 the 3 GB DDR2 is like 1000 and the cpu is probably 450. Good lord thats too damn much when you can get the extreme from Dell and Gateway for alot less.
 

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$8,200???? Wtf is Sony trying to do?
 
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Does anyone else think it looks very unstable and should be hung on a wall? It's really long and narrow, I think it would fall over easily.
 

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for that price they shud of atleast put the qx6700
 
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What a fugly computer. Looks like part of one of those 80's IBM systems from that movie War Games.
 
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It looks like a toilet. SONY should fire its design guys, and build something a lot more attractive at that price. OMG, even an apple looks nicer!
 
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when you buy sony you are not only buying the components but the name brand also which is worth atleast $1k alone in the eyes



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