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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

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    thats great news :toast: i think if i got DDR3 i will get them or the Trident
     
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    Nope, because Intel will be releasing i9 around the same time. Hexacore + HTT. Intel will still be on top.
     
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    so if this is true i should get a X58 if i have the money?
     
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    Probably. It still has the best upgrade potential of all the platforms. You just pay a premium for that potential in mobo costs.
     
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    how much money do you want a 17year old to invest?:laugh:
    1000 dollars,roughly estimated? i dont think intel can beat AMD in price, even if they claim like 10-15 percent performance more,and 4 more "virtual" cores with the i9.;)
     
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    don't forget i don't have a job :laugh: I'm looking at a i5 setup. It would be around $400 or a new mobo and a Phenom II
    PII would be about $320. What would be better i5 750 or PII 925
     
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    the i5 would clock better... at least that i now know;)
     
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    so i would have to think about if it would be worth the extra money... I'm starting to think i want to grab the Destroyer and PII 925 and be done with it. I know it wouldn't be as upgradeable but it would just give me a reason to buy a new board and ram later on which in turn would mean another rig for crunching on :D
     
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    6 more virtual cores. i9 is 6 real + 6 virtual.
     
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    at least you will get 4 slots for acceptable money;)

    sorry wile, i thought it was an octacore... magny cours should have 12 real cores, am i right?
    do you believe the i9 can win with 6 "half" cores...? i would consider 2 threads worth a core...
     
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    I can see any advantage to that... When i upgrade have a quad crunching and have the video cards i have now folding... But i would have to have a beefy PSU for that :laugh:... I think the Destroyer is in my future(or atleast it will be if i get the $$$)

    Yes it is a 12 real core and the i9 is 6 real 6 HT. I can see 12 real cores beating 6real
     
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    dependant on the cards, between 700 to 1200 watt, i believe. but about 800 for 4 8800 gt, if im right.

    i just wait for the first benchies :p
     
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    just alittle short of my 710w PSU that i have... Hmm maybe when the time comes i will just get a PSU for 2 of the cards and run the other 2 on the main PSU..
    BTW if i get the parts i am wanting i will PM you with benchies

    I am also waiting for the benches of the 12core chip vs the i9 :D should be a nice show
     
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    Magny has not been confirmed to ever come to the desktop chipsets in 12 core form.
     
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    that is true.. Last i knew it was confirmed to be coming to a server(coming to a server near you:laugh:)
     
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    they should better do, or they will loose a customer;). i want progress,dammit!!!:D
     
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    you could just switch over to a server board and FB-DIMMs if you want 12 cores that bad :D
     
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    you know how much these boards will cost... and i have to buy new ram, nooooo!!!:laugh:
     
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    I don't think it would be worth it. give them time.The way it is going 12core will be to desktop before you know it. maybe not next year but a 1-3years from now i bet there will be a 12core

    keep in mind most of the time AMD puts out there server chips then the desktop chips follow not too long after
     
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    and i want software and games supporting it, yay!:D
     
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    give that about 5years :banghead: there just now starting to support 4cores on alot of things
     
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    quadcore must become standard :D
    how complicated is it, to transfer a game or app to bigger multicore usage?
     
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    no idea i suck ass at programing. But from what i have read it isn't that hard and alot of games/apps can be "patched" to run multicores by the developer fairly easy
     
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    reminds me of gates "64bit prophecy", 10 years ago...:p
     
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    I want the i9's and the magny cours's to hurry up and come out... So, the i7's will drop in price and just buy 5 or 6 of them and cluster them... hehehe :rockout:
     
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