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I noticed the 6600 has dropped rapidly in price, and is not as popular as the 6400, I guess people started to realize that 2mb more l2 cache doesnt do squat and they went with the cheaper option

PS. Dont flame me for my observations, USA freedom of speech FTW lol
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Originally Posted by SilentStryke
I noticed the 6600 has dropped rapidly in price, and is not as popular as the 6400, I guess people started to realize that 2mb more l2 cache doesnt do squat and they went with the cheaper option

PS. Dont flame me for my observations, USA freedom of speech FTW lol
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The cheaper options that doesn't give you "the" edge.
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Originally Posted by SilentStryke
I noticed the 6600 has dropped rapidly in price, and is not as popular as the 6400, I guess people started to realize that 2mb more l2 cache doesnt do squat and they went with the cheaper option

PS. Dont flame me for my observations, USA freedom of speech FTW lol
LoL dream on it makes a big difference I have both now and at the same speed my e6700 is running circles around my e6400.

I am actually very surprized.
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hehe if you want bragging rights then yes, if yuo want virtually the same performance cheaper option, this is only my opinions, you can agree or disagree, wont bother me
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so what are the new prices ?
    
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227 - 6400, 333 - 6600
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post #8 of 22
Higher multi, more L2...Get over it silent hahaha

I just wish the damn 6600's would pull through with the OC's that you would ecpect instead of stalling at 3.6
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post #9 of 22
Hahaha, meh, I can OC mine to like 3 Ghz if I wanted...pfft. X6800 down the drain.
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I'm perfectly happy with my E6400 @3.5. I dont use any of the program that requires more cache so i'm not worry, at least i saved $100+. Its all depend on which program you use. I got the E6600 before was to brag all about it . But for the money, the E6400 would win anyday, even the E6300
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