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post #11 of 22
I imagine the E6600 if overclocked the same percentage, will beat the E6400 in any way. However, many just know that the E6400 will run circles around even an FX-62, and as long as they have one of the top 4 fastest retail processors, that's good enough. Others always want the #1.

The difference between an E6400 / 7900GTX vs X6800 / 7950GX2 will be significant. Many, however, don't see the justification for spending an extra $1000, as the cheaper option will do everything they need / want it to and more.
    
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post #12 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p
I imagine the E6600 if overclocked the same percentage, will beat the E6400 in any way. However, many just know that the E6400 will run circles around even an FX-62, and as long as they have one of the top 4 fastest retail processors, that's good enough. Others always want the #1.

The difference between an E6400 / 7900GTX vs X6800 / 7950GX2 will be significant. Many, however, don't see the justification for spending an extra $1000, as the cheaper option will do everything they need / want it to and more.
so what if you beat me by 2 seconds in SuperPI 1MB with your E6600 at the same speed. 2 seconds don't worth $100 more. Would you rather get the FX-60 or Opty 165 and overclock it?

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post #13 of 22
If you could afford it, youd go the FX-60 and overclock it
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If you could afford it, youd go the FX-60 and overclock it
Haha...I like your logic
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post #15 of 22
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If you could afford it, youd go the FX-60 and overclock it
you guys missed my point, but oh well
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Guys im not bashing this little chip I actually like it Im just so used to my e6700 that it seems a little light weight at the moment. Once I put it on Phase it might totally shock me...besides I bought this baby for the folding farm and for that purpose its going to kick some major butt.

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post #17 of 22
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
The cheaper options that doesn't give you "the" edge.
Look at this "edge" http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...spx?i=2802&p=4

The 6400 offers pretty darn good value for the money. Go ahead an spend 100$ on 2megs of cache, I dont care
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Whats a conroe? Somekind of bird?
    
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Originally Posted by Chosen
Whats a conroe? Somekind of bird?
Its a city in Texas.

EDIT::::::

Its a bird also

And a lake.

EDIT:::::

You do know that it is the codename for the new intel core2duo right
    
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post #20 of 22
I think when they come up with a better motherboards, then the E6600 and up will yeald better overclocks than what they are curently getting at this time.
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