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post #11 of 26
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Originally Posted by panicprone View Post
go for it, it will be a huge improvement.

You motherboard will probably be able to take to 3ghz at least, even though the p43 chipset is more limited than the higher end p45.

But still, you will be good.
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post #12 of 26
GET ONE! It will smoke your pentium dual core. I went from an e7300 to a Q6600 and this thing is a real monster.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 5/4/11 at 10:57am
 
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post #13 of 26
Get an aftermarket cooler as well!
post #14 of 26
You can't really go wrong with a Q6600.
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post #15 of 26
He already has one. An S1283 with an Ultra Kaze 3000 RPM fan kept my Q6600 cool at 3.6GHz.
 
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post #16 of 26
Yeah, get the Q6600. It still can cope with just about anything you throw at it, of course that includes gaming.

In my opinion, Intel could win a noble prize for creating the Q6600.

Q6600 = Timeless.
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post #17 of 26
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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
I love my Q6600, still performs great and when overclocked still matches a phenom 2 955 be.
That's the great thing about the Core 2 Duo CPUs. If you overclock them, they always put out without a problem. ^^

Heck, even the crappy E6300 I'm working on overclocking is slowly building up to matching my Phenom II 550. At least in Gflops. o.O
     
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post #18 of 26
go for the Q6600
i went from a E3300 and it was like night and day
you have a decent motherboard and should get 3.0-3.6 fairly easy
especially if its a G0 revision (look in cpu-z)
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post #19 of 26
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You won't go wrong with a Q6600. Even my crappy 1.325 VID OC's to 3.6 I just don't use it for 24/7.
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post #20 of 26
DUDE Q6600 D0 FTW!
Q6600 is one of my fav Q-chips of all time lots boints and still got speed works great with DDR2 AND DDR3! wish i didn't sale BOTH of my what an idiot!
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