OCZ DDR 800 Rev2 Platinum (2 Gigs)
And my trusty old 7800GTX & OCZ MOD 520W & X-FI
Upgraded from an Athlon 3500+ Venice(which didn't overclock worth a dang)
Windows Vista loaded beautifully. Runnin' great. No probs whatsoever.
Overclocked to 3.0 GHZ with no voltage increase and runs 35 C idle and 50C load.
This thing is blowing me away. My Venice was kicking and screaming all the way from 2.2 to 2.5.
I'm definitely impressed with this quaddy.
So if you're on the fence about it, PULL THE TRIGGER!
And the point of your thread is that a quad core made in 2007 is better than a single core made in 2002? Wow, I had no idea
Seriously now, you should have seen my face when I upgraded from Pentium 3 to Q6600. Your upgrade is spectacular but mine was even better Things like MP3 compression are 15 times faster, for example...
The interesting point here is that the hard disk acts as a bottleneck and the CPU only works at 60%. The most I've seen so far is 81% while compressing video. I should get a Raptor or try RAID, I guess, see if that allows it to reach 100%. Without these it's pointless to overclock the CPU because I'd still get the same performance, i.e. as much as the disks can support.
yeah u r like me aevm , my E6600 is very well , i am very happy with it although i havent OC'd it and its 2.4 , its ULTRA fast , does everything very quick , its one of the first times i am really very happy with whole rig ,