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Old June 18, 2009, 03:39 PM
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i personally wouldn't grab anything less than an i7.

Anyways... my E8400 is still running fine and dandy, and even if, all i need to do is swap it out for a Q9550 or such.
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Old June 18, 2009, 04:43 PM
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I don't like their new naming scheme. Just when consumers get used to it, they change it again. So called simplifying the brand structure...

DailyTech - Intel Works to Simplify Brand Structure
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Old June 18, 2009, 04:54 PM
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It's part of Intel's intent to promote themselves as a brand, just like those commercials they were/are running. Once you've decided to go "Core", you can pull your hair out trying to decipher all the brands. And now unscrupulous system builders can have a field day selling overpriced systems to people who are in no position to understand terms like "cores" or "threads"
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