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Old 18th August 2009 , 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by JAYDMF View Post
Well the 8 sits just above the i7 920 from all tests done atm. macs are reportedly going to be getting the next gen of xeons and the i5s but i havent read about the i7s but im sure they'll be put in there somewheres.

As for the replacement for the phenom i doubt we'll see that for a little while yet. theyve reportedly been working on transfering istanbul to standard desktop machine but if that gives much benefits i wouldnt know. 6 cores versus 4 core + HT is a close one.
Might go for a Phenom then...
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