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um, Irwin dale is based on the old Netburst Architecture, so it is only the fastest by clock speed, and sucks at everything else. X6800 would beat the crap out of it.
that's what he ment....
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The X6800 is the best to get.

The QX6700 has Quad Cores, but a lower clock speed and the same architecture as the X6800. Thus, it is more beneficial for applications that use multiple cores, but in single core applications the X6800 will beat the QX6700.

However, when you take overclocking into account, a E6700 might actually run as fast as an X6800 if you're lucky.
    
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thanks guys, cheers for the quick replys
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