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Unread 11-03-2008, 06:06 PM   #12
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Default Re: Intel Core i7 “Nehalem” Review

Originally Posted by Goty View Post
Supposedly Deneb is about 20% faster clock for clock than Barcelona and they overclock pretty well, too. That will probably have to hold AMD over until 2010.

As for i7, blowing away synthetic benchmarks is all well and good, but they're just not that great for gaming. There's literally no reason to upgrade from any Penryn-based CPU if you've already got one and gaming is your primary task.
or kentsfield, in my case. really, a mid range dual core is all you really need for games, core i7 is more of a workstation/server update, as intel is already plenty fast enough in games.
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