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Gaming with a xeon?

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August 10, 2010 10:12:25 PM

i have acquired a x3370 xeon processor. i was wondering if you's could advise wether i can use it in a gaming rig build or not?

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August 10, 2010 10:14:37 PM

Definetly, its a powerful cpu.
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August 10, 2010 10:24:39 PM

but i wasnt sure since its a server processor if i would cause any bottlenecks?
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August 10, 2010 10:26:53 PM

No, infact it has more Cache, its just got a more expensive motherboard and memory. Which is why most people don't buy server cpu's. If you have the money I would stick with it.
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August 10, 2010 10:29:10 PM

^+1
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August 10, 2010 10:54:17 PM

but isnt it basically a rebranded q6950 so it should work in a basic gaming board?
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August 10, 2010 11:00:04 PM

No, it won't work a basic gaming board, server cpus have different sockets.
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August 10, 2010 11:20:29 PM

just tested it in a abit fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI and it works perfectly
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August 10, 2010 11:28:00 PM

hmm.. I'm sorry for misleading you...
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August 30, 2012 8:13:46 PM

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