I see only 8C difference (hottest is 62C, coolest is 54C).
Nothing too unusual for a Quad. It happens. Some cores just run hotter than others. When I still had my Quad, there was a 6C difference.
If anything, I'd remove some...
Originally Posted by The Master Chief
Did I get it right yet? lol + reps btw, Chozart you know...
Originally Posted by sLowEnd
Or for the same price of the Q6600, an E8500
I don't see too much advantage of the E8500 over the E8400... with a...
way overpriced (that motherboard...) The P5Q is good enough when paired with an E8400... Or get an DFI Lanparty DK X38, so you can Crossfire that card in the future (P45 chipset is limited to x8,x8 with Crossfire). I have that DFI...
Either of these two P45 boards is a nice and not too expensive motherboard:
Pair it with one of the following CPUs (depending on budget and desire )E7200 (nice open box...
Originally Posted by spacegoast
A friend of mine has $350 (including shipping and tax) to spend on a new Motherboard, CPU, RAM and GPU. He likes to play BF2 and wants to be able to max it out. Im sure that wont...