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Intel CPU DRM: Intel wants to charge $50 to unlock stuff your CPU can already do

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posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 07:46 AM
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By keeping the price down they can sell to a larger market.




posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 11:45 AM
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The AMD Phenom 6 core is just over 200 and is freaking amazing. Why would anyone buy intel anymore?



posted on Sep, 20 2010 @ 12:02 PM
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Few people will fully utilize 6 cores. Games aren't encoded for them yet. Only creative designers really need that for now. Besides, 125w processor! My Intel only draws about 38 watts at load, running 3.6ghz




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