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To get the CPU for this price click Superspecials the CPU/Processors and it is in there.

The Intel Core 2 quad-core processor is the world's first quad-core desktop processor, delivering the latest in cutting-edge processor technology. This processor has been designed for your customers who are PC enthusiasts.
Today's multimedia applications such as video/audio editing and rendering, and 3D modeling focus on threaded computing for performance and demonstrate amazing scalability with quad-core processors. The Intel Core 2 quad-core processor takes on several tasks with significant improvements in system responsiveness by off-loading certain tasks to specific cores, thus freeing up additional processor resources for other tasks so your customers can get more done in less time!

Features

Enhanced Halt State (C1E)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Execute Disable Bit 1
Intel EM64T 2
Intel Thermal Monitor 2
Intel Virtualization Technology
Quad Core
Technical Details:
64-bit support Yes
Clock multiplier 9
Fsb (mhz) 1066
Level 2 cache (kb) 2 x 4096 (each L2 cach is shared between 2 cores)
Manufacturing process 65nm
Number of cores 4
Retail/oem Retail
Socket 775 (LGA775)
Clock speed 2.4Ghz
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#1
Fantastic price. Overkill for most users as a core2duo will do in most cases, but still a great CPU and multiple cores are the future of PCs.
#2
how do i know if my pc will accept this? i have hp t3620.uk
#3
There is a scheduled Intel price drop 20th July.

It may be worth waiting a week to save a few more pounds.
#4
pablored
There is a scheduled Intel price drop 20th July.

It may be worth waiting a week to save a few more pounds.


took the words from my mouth i thought it was 21st but cant remember. And i thought this particular proccessor was in the price reduction too so might aswell wait 4 or 5 days and buy it with quite a bit of a reduction
#5
cullet16
took the words from my mouth i thought it was 21st but cant remember. And i thought this particular proccessor was in the price reduction too so might aswell wait 4 or 5 days and buy it with quite a bit of a reduction

About $20 off the wholesale price apparently.
#6
golo83
how do i know if my pc will accept this? i have hp t3620.uk


Looks like you'll have a P965 board.......could check for bios updates but I wouldn't put a nice quad chip in that box.
#7
That's a good find, this is a fairly old processor now but great for overclocking - have mine running at 3.2GHz without any problems
#8
It is a great processor (I bought the 3rd G0 stepping one to arrive in the UK for £190 last year and got it to 3.4Ghz straight away) but I am not sure it is worth this amount of money anymore when the new real next gen of chips is going to be after xmas. If you are not in a hurry to update wait until then, if you need a computer now then it is a good find :)
#9
It's been on Superspecial for at least a month now, at what point does it just become the actual price!
#10
golo83
how do i know if my pc will accept this? i have hp t3620.uk


Generally it's not a good idea to start buying individual computer components when you don't know how to check what motherboard you have and only refer to your computer by the name and model number given to it by the manufacturer.
#11
I would say if you don't know what board you have you don't need a quad :p

BTW........Who added e8400 to the tags?
banned#12
Quad core is better then duo core right? But is it twice as better or is it the same old trick like camera MP's?
#13
JustExtreme
Generally it's not a good idea to start buying individual computer components when you don't know how to check what motherboard you have and only refer to your computer by the name and model number given to it by the manufacturer.


lol you are a wise person...who does not know how to answer a question. do you nickname your pc or something? :-D just kidding...dont take it personally!

hp says it supports e6x00 but i do not know whether they updated this since they were written.

Motherboard description
* Motherboard manufacturer's name: ASUS P5BW-LA
* HP/Compaq name: Basswood-UL8E
CPU/Processor
* Socket: 775
* Supports the following processors:
o Intel Core Duo E6x00 with Dual Core technology
* 533 MHz, 800 MHz, 1066 MHz (processor dependent)
Chipset
* Intel P965
#14
Short answer=NO. (re quad with that board).
#15
i have an asus p5h deluxe wifi with conroe due core 6600

will this make any difference in performance?
#16
Not a lot.

Unless you run lots of stuff simultaneously you don't need a quad.
#17
vaiopup
Short answer=NO. (re quad with that board).

thanks:)
#18
tagteam3283
i have an asus p5h deluxe wifi with conroe due core 6600; will this make any difference in performance?

It depends what software you run. If you post a list of the demanding applications that you use someone here should help.
#19
golo83
lol you are a wise person...who does not know how to answer a question. do you nickname your pc or something? :-D just kidding...dont take it personally!

hp says it supports e6x00 but i do not know whether they updated this since they were written.

Motherboard description
* Motherboard manufacturer's name: ASUS P5BW-LA
* HP/Compaq name: Basswood-UL8E
CPU/Processor
* Socket: 775
* Supports the following processors:
o Intel Core Duo E6x00 with Dual Core technology
* 533 MHz, 800 MHz, 1066 MHz (processor dependent)
Chipset
* Intel P965


I admit my reply was a bit dismissive and shallow, my apologies.
#20
where have people heard that there are going to be price cuts??? only thing i could find is price cuts for july 20th 2007!!!
#21
V1NNYC
where have people heard that there are going to be price cuts??? only thing i could find is price cuts for july 20th 2007!!!

It's been widely reported.
#22
any one got links cause i cant find anything anywhere??
#23
V1NNYC
any one got links cause i cant find anything anywhere??

Newer / Price Cut Core 2 Quad Processors
Processor - Speed - Current Price - Newer Q3 Price
Q9550 - 2.80 GHz - $530 - $316
Q9400 - 2.66 GHz - NA - $266
Q6600 - 2.40 GHz - $224 - $203

To be Phased Out Core 2 Quad Processors
Q9450
Q9300
Q6700

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Newer / Price Cut Core 2 Duo Processors
Processor - Speed - Current Price - Newer Q3 Price
E8600 - 3.33 GHz - NA - US$266
E8500 - 3.16 GHz - $266 - $183
E8400 - 3.00 GHz - $183 - $163
E7300 - 2.66 GHz - NA - $133
E7200 - 2.53 GHz - $133 - $113

To be Phased Out Core 2 Duo Processors
E8300
#24
V1NNYC;2562409
any one got links cause i cant find anything anywhere??

Same here! :thinking: :-(
#25
any news on the new prices?
#26
£115.14 on today only at Scan for those who qualify for free delivery :thumbsup:
More reliable IMHO.

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