Latest Forum Posts

Latest News Posts
Coming Soon!
Social
Go Back   Techgage.com > Archives > Reviews and Articles

Reviews and Articles Discussion for Techgage content is located here. Only staff can create topics, but everyone is welcome to post.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-30-2008, 03:54 AM   #1
Rob Williams
Editor-in-Chief
 
Rob Williams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Posts: 13,352
Default Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz - Wolfdale Arrives

Intel's 45nm Dual-Cores have finally arrived, so it's only fitting that we take one for a spin. Our test subject is the 3.0GHz E8400, offering 6MB cache, SSE4 and more. Overclocking is impressive, with 3.8GHz stable being possible without even raising the voltage! This chip definitely proves itself a winner.

You can read the full review here and discuss it here.
__________________
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

"Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get!" - H.P. Baxxter
<Toad772> I don't always drink alcohol, but when I do, I take it too far.


Rob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 10:30 AM   #2
THUMPer
Coastermaker
 
THUMPer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Indianpolis!
Posts: 231
Default

I have an Asus P5B Deluxe. Asus is stating this CPU will work, but the 8400 stock voltage is so low, I would have to run an over clock. I am not sure how low the voltage on my board even goes. I guess I should of checked that first before posting, but I am work.
THUMPer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 11:21 AM   #3
Unregistered
Guest Poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default Two 2.66ghz cpu's?

Must be a typo or mistake by intel, according to your chart the 8190 and the 8200 have identical specs and speeds. Just seemed odd.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 01:40 PM   #4
Rob Williams
Editor-in-Chief
 
Rob Williams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Posts: 13,352
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by THUMPer View Post
I have an Asus P5B Deluxe. Asus is stating this CPU will work, but the 8400 stock voltage is so low, I would have to run an over clock. I am not sure how low the voltage on my board even goes. I guess I should of checked that first before posting, but I am work.
I doubt that's much to worry about. The voltage on that board wouldn't be higher than 1.2v, and that is the stock voltage. It could run with less, but it won't hurt anything to run it with 1.35v or less.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Must be a typo or mistake by intel, according to your chart the 8190 and the 8200 have identical specs and speeds. Just seemed odd.
The 8190 doesn't support virtualization or Intel TXT (trusted execution technology). That's the reason there are two different models with the same price point/specs.
__________________
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

"Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get!" - H.P. Baxxter
<Toad772> I don't always drink alcohol, but when I do, I take it too far.


Rob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 04:48 PM   #5
Krisia2006
Guest Poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I just upgrade to this E8400, ASUS P5K SE and a 8800GT.
Only upped cpu to 3.3GHz and all I can say is SMOOTH...
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 08:12 PM   #6
Greg King
I just kinda show up...
 
Greg King's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Indiana
Posts: 2,086
Default

http://aqm4.invisionzone.com/index.p...opic=1712&st=0

This is what some have done with their 8400s. While not recommended for the everyday user, this is phenomenal no matter how you look at it. Good going LawnRanger!
__________________
"It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."
- Carl Sagan

Primary:
Intel i7-5960X | ASUS X99-Deluxe | 16GB Crucial DDR4 | Intel 730 240GB SSD | Crucial M4 256GB SSD
WD 1TB Black x1 | 2 x EVGA 770 GTX Superclocked SLI | Corsair H110 Water Cooler
Corsair 750D | Windows 8.1 x64 | Dell 2410 x 3 @ 5760x1200

ESXi Host:
Intel i5 3570 | ASRock Pro4-M | 24GB Patriot DDR3 | WD 250GB | QNAP NAS iSCSI Shared Storage
Greg King is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 12:57 PM   #7
Unregistered
Guest Poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Why not test is against a e6850? Same clock speed, same fsb. We get a real comparison of new vs old.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 01:03 PM   #8
Rob Williams
Editor-in-Chief
 
Rob Williams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Posts: 13,352
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Why not test is against a e6850? Same clock speed, same fsb. We get a real comparison of new vs old.
I don't have one here, else it would have been used. Sorry for the omission.
__________________
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

"Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get!" - H.P. Baxxter
<Toad772> I don't always drink alcohol, but when I do, I take it too far.


Rob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 04:53 PM   #9
louie101086
Obliviot
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3
Default

if you really wanted to compare i think you should have put the overclocked e8400 against a overclocked 3.6ghz q6600 because that is the question many havent seen a true answer from you should be first to do it

Last edited by louie101086; 01-31-2008 at 04:57 PM.
louie101086 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 06:23 PM   #10
Rob Williams
Editor-in-Chief
 
Rob Williams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Posts: 13,352
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by louie101086 View Post
if you really wanted to compare i think you should have put the overclocked e8400 against a overclocked 3.6ghz q6600 because that is the question many havent seen a true answer from you should be first to do it
Hmm... I don't get it. How is a 3.6GHz Quad-Core comparable to a 3.0GHz E8400? I think simple math would explain the differences that would be seen. That said, I don't have a G0 revision Q6600 and it would never hit 3.6GHz stable in its wildest dreams.
__________________
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

"Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get!" - H.P. Baxxter
<Toad772> I don't always drink alcohol, but when I do, I take it too far.


Rob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2008, 02:57 AM   #11
louie101086
Obliviot
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3
Default

that is where u are wrong i have one q6600 g0 @ 1.4v 3.6ghz perfectly stable and load temps are all around 55c and i would like to see how it goes against a overclock e8400 @ 4.3ghz(or whatever oc you got)

ps. ive seen some(not all) oc q6600 to 4ghz on water

Last edited by louie101086; 02-01-2008 at 02:59 AM.
louie101086 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2008, 02:35 PM   #12
Rob Williams
Editor-in-Chief
 
Rob Williams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
Posts: 13,352
Default

That comparison still doesn't make any sense... except for you. And my Q6600 does not go that high... it is lucky to get 3.0GHz stable. Newer Q6600's clock higher, mine doesn't.
__________________
Intel Core i7-3960X, GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2, Kingston 16GB DDR3-2133, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (OS, Apps), WD VR 1TB (Games), Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H70 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.11. 3.12 Kernel)

"Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get!" - H.P. Baxxter
<Toad772> I don't always drink alcohol, but when I do, I take it too far.


Rob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2008, 02:49 PM   #13
THUMPer
Coastermaker
 
THUMPer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Indianpolis!
Posts: 231
Default

my e penis is big
THUMPer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2008, 03:53 PM   #14
louie101086
Obliviot
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3
Default

i was only asking you to compare them because maybe there are people out there who would like to know which one is worth the money xbitlabs.com once did a review with the e6850 vs q6600 g0 so i thought maybe you would like to be first to do my test since you have the resources(e8400) and i dont. you should do the review because maybe people would like a cpu that consumes less energy and runs cooler while being close to performance of a quad if not better in some areas
louie101086 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2008, 06:37 PM   #15
biber
Obliviot
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 1
Default

Hi i'm from Macedonia and This is my overclocked E8200


Last edited by biber; 02-03-2008 at 06:41 PM.
biber is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Overclocking Intel's Core i5-661 Rob Williams Reviews and Articles 1 05-27-2010 12:37 PM
Cooling an OC'd E8400@ 4.0GHz Doomsday Overclocking and Cooling 24 12-29-2008 05:34 PM
Fun with the E8400 Greg King Overclocking and Cooling 20 03-25-2008 11:46 AM
Want to OC my new computer when it arrives. DriftingJoint Overclocking and Cooling 2 02-06-2008 12:08 AM
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 Quad-Core Rob Williams Reviews and Articles 5 07-28-2007 12:40 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:48 AM.