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should i buy the 6600 now? or buy the 6700 in 2 weaks

edit: i forgot to add that a friend offered to sell me his fx 60 939 for $750. is this a better deal? i could get the 6700 for $10 cheaper
    
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Depends how high you want to OC, if you just want around 3.4-3.6 then go with the E6600, if you want to hit 4GHz or higher then go with the E6700
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E6600. Especially with the right stuff, you can get very good speeds.
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Get the E6600, it's a good overclocker as well. An E6600 at 3.0ghz should be more than enough for today's and tomorro's game with a kickass nVidia or ATI vide card.

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edit: i forgot to add that a friend offered to sell me his fx 60 939 for $750. is this a better deal? i could get the 6700 for $10 cheaper
Heck no!, he's trying to rip you off. For $316 you can have something that will be much better, able to overclock higher than and be way faster than the FX60.

That FX-60 is now worth about $190 IMO, same as an E6300 but even the E6300 overclocked will be faster than the FX-60. So don't get bamboozled by your so called "friend".
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are you sure? this is the store i go to all the time and it's pretty good but an fx 60 is $1000 http://www.orleanscomputers.com/shop...d=969&catid=75
    
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ur still gettin ripped off guy.

and yes i saw rejected too. hope we all did... at least once.
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Originally Posted by mashersmasher
are you sure? this is the store i go to all the time and it's pretty good but an fx 60 is $1000 http://www.orleanscomputers.com/shop...d=969&catid=75
I'm not, We all are sure!

Get the E6600, it's one of the fastest CPUs right now that you can get for a very low price, here, have a look at an E6600 and more compared to an FX-62: http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/08/...est/page6.html

And noticed that even overclocked at 3.0ghz, the FX is still a bit slow, yet $600+ more.
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The FX60 isn't worth a dime over $250, that is of course you are somehow infinetly binded to a socket 939 motherboard.
    
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I love how people say the fx-60 isnt worth anything now that conroe is out.. 6 months ago everyone was prasing it saying how awesome it was. ITS NOT A BAD CHIP get over it
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