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Originally Posted by [cibyr]Has anyone tested Core 2 in a RAID5 situation? I remember reading about it having performance issues with ES hardware and I'm wondering if that got solved for the shipping version(s).
Not that I'm getting Core 2 or RAID5 any time soon... *sigh*
Originally Posted by DeXTim, just like to point out a few errors in the article. Firstly there's an obvious error in the Advanced Smart Cache paragraph on page 3. Then on page 8, in the MP3 encoding section the first graph says .mp3 to .wav encoding when I think it should say .wav to .mp3. Lastly on the last page you mention the price of the E6400 at overclockers as £182 then further on down the page mention that it's "a steal at £152".
Also Tim, in the future could you do some benchmarks that everyone can do at home? For example, I could compare my Super PI for my Athlon XP and the new Core processors to see just how far CPUs have come in the last four or five years.
Originally Posted by Highland3rTim - How many of the tests run fill the full 4mb/2mb cache btw?
Originally Posted by Fr4nkHrmmm... I'm skeptic of this, looking at those benchs the FX-62 wasn't that far behind, I've got a 3800 X2 capable of 2.8ghz am I actually going to see any preformance increase? But then again these are stock Conroe speeds so this could easily all change with abit of overclocking. I can't really compare an overclocked CPU to a stock one... Tim were you allowed to overclock these ones ? If so, spill! The E6600 is getting tempting.... Great read too ;)
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