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Old February 15, 2013, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by crazyea View Post
It would be tough to price. Easier to sell with a mobo I would think. Similar performance can be had from cheaper newer options. Still a great chip though.
It depends on the application, 6 real cores @ 4G + another 6 HT cores is hard to beat for things like FAH SMP folding without getting into MP rigs. That said.... if I had to pay more than $350 - $400 I'd definitely be looking at a new proc on a different platform instead.
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