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Q6600 is great for the price, I've seen them go as high as 4ghz! but if you do want better, the Q9550 is the best for 775!
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Q6600 is your best bang for the $$ - most G0 steppings can reach 3.6 - 4GHZ and shouldn't bottleneck anything that you can get in the near future. They can be found for 90 - $100 and will beat out most AMD Phenom II's

LGA 775 is still a good socket as long as you aren't dropping tons of $$ into it
Totally agree. Just move from an E6420 to this E8500.
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Q9550 is where it's at.
E0 stepping and you are golden.
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Why not just be patient and wait until you have enough for SB?
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Q6600 is your best bang for the $$ - most G0 steppings can reach 3.6 - 4GHZ and shouldn't bottleneck anything that you can get in the near future. They can be found for 90 - $100 and will beat out most AMD Phenom II's

LGA 775 is still a good socket as long as you aren't dropping tons of $$ into it
this^^^
you have a decent motherboard, and you should easily get a q6600 upto 3.6ghz or higher
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