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Originally Posted by c00lkatz;14316700 
Time for a 6-core and 16GB of RAM!

Seriously, you're only limited by your wallet. More cores + more RAM = more virtual machines.

hahah i feel yaa, but what would you do in this situation when you do not know how to overclock but u have a choice of i5 or keep the Q6600??
    
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Use the rsbuddy bots, they have their own kind if vms smile.gif
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Use the rsbuddy bots, they have their own kind if vms smile.gif

hahaha its not for runescape lol its a game exactly like it but not that game more of a racing game but not full screen
    
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Originally Posted by GreekElite;14316718 
hahah i feel yaa, but what would you do in this situation when you do not know how to overclock but u have a choice of i5 or keep the Q6600??

i5 is most definitely faster even with the Q6600 overclocked, and while you're still limited to 4 cores, you can get more done with a single core using an i5 vs a Q6600. i5 wins that battle for sure.

I would post your budget and see what members can come up with for you. A dual CPU server mobo plus tons of RAM would be ideal for a ton of virtual machines, but that will cost you. If you're just looking for a basic upgrade, then an overclocked i5 plus all RAM slots filled with 2GB or 4GB sticks should yield a nice performance increase with your virtual machines. I know you said you don't know how to overclock, but what better time to learn? That's what overclocking is all about. Make what you have faster so you don't have to spend big bucks on new hardware. That being said, you'd have to run subzero temps on that Q6600 to overclock it high enough to compete with an i5 lol.
     
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c00lkatz- Thanks for your quick reply
My budget would be 400$ maximum Including Motherboard, CPU, RAM
What do you mean DUAL CPU server mobo?? with a ton of ram
I understand that overclocking the Q6600 would be the cheapest way but i have no time to do stress tests and consistently watch temps i only wanna turn the comp on let it run as many vm's as it can and just make $$$ lol
    
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It'd be a lot easier if you could tell us exactly what you're doing...
 
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I want more information on this game tongue.gif
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Never mind
Edited by SgtMunky - 7/23/11 at 7:26am
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