Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › What CPU to get?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

What CPU to get? - Page 2

post #11 of 30
I was about to say E8500 but you need a good P45 board to overclock it well
Core I7 5960X
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core I7 5960X ASRock X99 OC Formula MSI GTX 970 Gaming MSI GTX 970 Gaming 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
G. Skill 16GB DDR4 2600 Sandisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Custom 480 Water Setup Windows 10 
PowerCase
AX1500I Corsair 900D 
  hide details  
Reply
Core I7 5960X
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core I7 5960X ASRock X99 OC Formula MSI GTX 970 Gaming MSI GTX 970 Gaming 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
G. Skill 16GB DDR4 2600 Sandisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Custom 480 Water Setup Windows 10 
PowerCase
AX1500I Corsair 900D 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 30
Thread Starter 
Anything higher than a Q6600 like a Q8200/Q8400 will be better right?
Sunkissed Beauty
(26 items)
 
Quirky
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K [ 4.5Ghz | 1.370V ] AsRock Z77 OC Formula ASUS GTX 760 DC2OC-2GD5 [ 1202/3506 ] Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 1866Mhz CL9 1.5V [... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial MX100 256GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB [ WD5000AAKX ] Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB [ WD10EZEX ] Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] Corsair H100i Push&Pull Corsair SP120L PWM [ 2X] [ H100i ] Corsair SP120 PWM High Peformance [ 2X ][ H100 i] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NZXT FN 140RB [4X][Case] Cooler Master Sickleflow 120 Red [ 2X ][ Case ] Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2230 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Vengeance K95 RGB [ MX Brown ] Seasonic X760 NZXT Swtich 810 Black Logitech G402 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Alpha Control / Steelseries Qck... Sennheiser HD 429 Creative Inspire T7900 ASUS Xonar DGX 
OtherOther
NZXT Sentry LX NZXT Sleeved LED Kit | Orange 2M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOptical Drive
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 MSI 945GCM5-F V2 (FSB 1333) Inno3D Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 1GB (Cooler Ripoff) Benq DVD-R,CD-R,DVD-ROM,CD-ROM 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Intel Stock Fan MAG InnoVision 770FS Logitech Internet Pro AcBel R8 PowerII 650W 80+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Vertu Santa Fe "Blue" Logitech Internet Pro CM Storm Pad Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 
  hide details  
Reply
Sunkissed Beauty
(26 items)
 
Quirky
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K [ 4.5Ghz | 1.370V ] AsRock Z77 OC Formula ASUS GTX 760 DC2OC-2GD5 [ 1202/3506 ] Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 1866Mhz CL9 1.5V [... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial MX100 256GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB [ WD5000AAKX ] Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB [ WD10EZEX ] Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] Corsair H100i Push&Pull Corsair SP120L PWM [ 2X] [ H100i ] Corsair SP120 PWM High Peformance [ 2X ][ H100 i] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NZXT FN 140RB [4X][Case] Cooler Master Sickleflow 120 Red [ 2X ][ Case ] Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2230 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Vengeance K95 RGB [ MX Brown ] Seasonic X760 NZXT Swtich 810 Black Logitech G402 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Alpha Control / Steelseries Qck... Sennheiser HD 429 Creative Inspire T7900 ASUS Xonar DGX 
OtherOther
NZXT Sentry LX NZXT Sleeved LED Kit | Orange 2M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOptical Drive
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 MSI 945GCM5-F V2 (FSB 1333) Inno3D Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 1GB (Cooler Ripoff) Benq DVD-R,CD-R,DVD-ROM,CD-ROM 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Intel Stock Fan MAG InnoVision 770FS Logitech Internet Pro AcBel R8 PowerII 650W 80+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Vertu Santa Fe "Blue" Logitech Internet Pro CM Storm Pad Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 30
Yup those are better in terms of cpu frequency.
Jay
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8350 4.4Ghz at 1.36v GA 78LMT USB3 Rev 5.0 Sapphire R9 285 OC 16GB Kingston Savage Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital 500GB Seagate Barracuda Noctua NH-D15S Windows 8.1 
MonitorPowerMouseMouse Pad
Asus MG279Q Fressync OCZ ZS 650 Watt PSU Dragonwar ELE-G9 Dragonwar 
  hide details  
Reply
Jay
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8350 4.4Ghz at 1.36v GA 78LMT USB3 Rev 5.0 Sapphire R9 285 OC 16GB Kingston Savage Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital 500GB Seagate Barracuda Noctua NH-D15S Windows 8.1 
MonitorPowerMouseMouse Pad
Asus MG279Q Fressync OCZ ZS 650 Watt PSU Dragonwar ELE-G9 Dragonwar 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 30
I'd say get the Q6600 and overclock it if you can.
The Machine
(20 items)
 
Lenovo Y460
(9 items)
 
Home Sweet Home
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4 GHz @ 4.4 GHz 1.24 v Asrock Z77 Extreme4 MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC @ 1170 MHz/1450 MH... G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Black WD1002FAEX LG GH22NS50 Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster SS20B300B Logitech K100 Seasonic M12ii 620 W Antec One 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck Fiio E10 O2 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOtherOther
AKG Q701 Noctua NF-P14 FLX Coolermaster XtraFlo 120 Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Paste 
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 520M Intel HD Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 4 GB PC3-8500  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500 GB 5200 RPM Integrated DVDRW Coolermaster Notepal X-Slim Windows 7 
Monitor
14 Inch TFT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz @ 3.0 GHz Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P XFX ATi Radeon HD 4830 Team Elite 4GB DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320 GB S... Pioneer DVR-110 DVDRW Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
BENQ FP17G+ Xigmatek NRP-MC651 650 W Simbadda SimCool 813 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
The Machine
(20 items)
 
Lenovo Y460
(9 items)
 
Home Sweet Home
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4 GHz @ 4.4 GHz 1.24 v Asrock Z77 Extreme4 MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC @ 1170 MHz/1450 MH... G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Black WD1002FAEX LG GH22NS50 Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster SS20B300B Logitech K100 Seasonic M12ii 620 W Antec One 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck Fiio E10 O2 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOtherOther
AKG Q701 Noctua NF-P14 FLX Coolermaster XtraFlo 120 Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Paste 
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 520M Intel HD Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 4 GB PC3-8500  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500 GB 5200 RPM Integrated DVDRW Coolermaster Notepal X-Slim Windows 7 
Monitor
14 Inch TFT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz @ 3.0 GHz Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P XFX ATi Radeon HD 4830 Team Elite 4GB DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320 GB S... Pioneer DVR-110 DVDRW Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
BENQ FP17G+ Xigmatek NRP-MC651 650 W Simbadda SimCool 813 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

Yup those are better in terms of cpu frequency.
How about for performance overall?
Sunkissed Beauty
(26 items)
 
Quirky
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K [ 4.5Ghz | 1.370V ] AsRock Z77 OC Formula ASUS GTX 760 DC2OC-2GD5 [ 1202/3506 ] Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 1866Mhz CL9 1.5V [... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial MX100 256GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB [ WD5000AAKX ] Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB [ WD10EZEX ] Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] Corsair H100i Push&Pull Corsair SP120L PWM [ 2X] [ H100i ] Corsair SP120 PWM High Peformance [ 2X ][ H100 i] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NZXT FN 140RB [4X][Case] Cooler Master Sickleflow 120 Red [ 2X ][ Case ] Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2230 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Vengeance K95 RGB [ MX Brown ] Seasonic X760 NZXT Swtich 810 Black Logitech G402 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Alpha Control / Steelseries Qck... Sennheiser HD 429 Creative Inspire T7900 ASUS Xonar DGX 
OtherOther
NZXT Sentry LX NZXT Sleeved LED Kit | Orange 2M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOptical Drive
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 MSI 945GCM5-F V2 (FSB 1333) Inno3D Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 1GB (Cooler Ripoff) Benq DVD-R,CD-R,DVD-ROM,CD-ROM 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Intel Stock Fan MAG InnoVision 770FS Logitech Internet Pro AcBel R8 PowerII 650W 80+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Vertu Santa Fe "Blue" Logitech Internet Pro CM Storm Pad Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 
  hide details  
Reply
Sunkissed Beauty
(26 items)
 
Quirky
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K [ 4.5Ghz | 1.370V ] AsRock Z77 OC Formula ASUS GTX 760 DC2OC-2GD5 [ 1202/3506 ] Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 1866Mhz CL9 1.5V [... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial MX100 256GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB [ WD5000AAKX ] Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB [ WD10EZEX ] Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB [ WD10EARS ] Corsair H100i Push&Pull Corsair SP120L PWM [ 2X] [ H100i ] Corsair SP120 PWM High Peformance [ 2X ][ H100 i] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NZXT FN 140RB [4X][Case] Cooler Master Sickleflow 120 Red [ 2X ][ Case ] Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2230 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Vengeance K95 RGB [ MX Brown ] Seasonic X760 NZXT Swtich 810 Black Logitech G402 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Alpha Control / Steelseries Qck... Sennheiser HD 429 Creative Inspire T7900 ASUS Xonar DGX 
OtherOther
NZXT Sentry LX NZXT Sleeved LED Kit | Orange 2M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOptical Drive
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 MSI 945GCM5-F V2 (FSB 1333) Inno3D Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 1GB (Cooler Ripoff) Benq DVD-R,CD-R,DVD-ROM,CD-ROM 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Intel Stock Fan MAG InnoVision 770FS Logitech Internet Pro AcBel R8 PowerII 650W 80+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Vertu Santa Fe "Blue" Logitech Internet Pro CM Storm Pad Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #16 of 30
Out of those choices as well as price point and between duals and quads the quad 6600 is (by far) the best choice. GL smile.gif
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
I7 4790k 4.7ghz Asrock Z97 Extreme4 Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb GSkill Sniper 2200mhz Crucial MX100 256gb Samsung F3 1TB Samsung F3 1TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Seagate 3TB EK Supremacy Evo EK Nickel VGA Block x2 w/ Backplates Alphacool UT60 480mm Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Alphacool XT45 480mm Rad Dual D5 Pump w/ Dual Pump Top Gentle Typhoon AP-15s x18 Win 7 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorPowerCase
Qnix QX2710 1440P + 1080P IPS secondary Benq W1070 Projector on 120" Screen Seasonic Platinum 1200w Corsair 900D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G9X Mionix Propus 380 ATH AD700 Creative X-Fi Titanium 
Audio
Logitech X-530 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
I7 4790k 4.7ghz Asrock Z97 Extreme4 Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb GSkill Sniper 2200mhz Crucial MX100 256gb Samsung F3 1TB Samsung F3 1TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Seagate 3TB EK Supremacy Evo EK Nickel VGA Block x2 w/ Backplates Alphacool UT60 480mm Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Alphacool XT45 480mm Rad Dual D5 Pump w/ Dual Pump Top Gentle Typhoon AP-15s x18 Win 7 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorPowerCase
Qnix QX2710 1440P + 1080P IPS secondary Benq W1070 Projector on 120" Screen Seasonic Platinum 1200w Corsair 900D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G9X Mionix Propus 380 ATH AD700 Creative X-Fi Titanium 
Audio
Logitech X-530 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post

How about for performance overall?

In general you'll get more cores to process your applications and games if the software can utilizes it. By how much I can't say, let's wait for another members' answer.
Edited by kalsylum - 10/29/12 at 2:07am
The Machine
(20 items)
 
Lenovo Y460
(9 items)
 
Home Sweet Home
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4 GHz @ 4.4 GHz 1.24 v Asrock Z77 Extreme4 MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC @ 1170 MHz/1450 MH... G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Black WD1002FAEX LG GH22NS50 Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster SS20B300B Logitech K100 Seasonic M12ii 620 W Antec One 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck Fiio E10 O2 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOtherOther
AKG Q701 Noctua NF-P14 FLX Coolermaster XtraFlo 120 Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Paste 
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 520M Intel HD Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 4 GB PC3-8500  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500 GB 5200 RPM Integrated DVDRW Coolermaster Notepal X-Slim Windows 7 
Monitor
14 Inch TFT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz @ 3.0 GHz Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P XFX ATi Radeon HD 4830 Team Elite 4GB DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320 GB S... Pioneer DVR-110 DVDRW Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
BENQ FP17G+ Xigmatek NRP-MC651 650 W Simbadda SimCool 813 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
The Machine
(20 items)
 
Lenovo Y460
(9 items)
 
Home Sweet Home
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4 GHz @ 4.4 GHz 1.24 v Asrock Z77 Extreme4 MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC @ 1170 MHz/1450 MH... G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Black WD1002FAEX LG GH22NS50 Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster SS20B300B Logitech K100 Seasonic M12ii 620 W Antec One 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck Fiio E10 O2 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOtherOther
AKG Q701 Noctua NF-P14 FLX Coolermaster XtraFlo 120 Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Paste 
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 520M Intel HD Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 4 GB PC3-8500  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500 GB 5200 RPM Integrated DVDRW Coolermaster Notepal X-Slim Windows 7 
Monitor
14 Inch TFT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz @ 3.0 GHz Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P XFX ATi Radeon HD 4830 Team Elite 4GB DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320 GB S... Pioneer DVR-110 DVDRW Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
BENQ FP17G+ Xigmatek NRP-MC651 650 W Simbadda SimCool 813 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 30
Quad or don't bother. ideal C2Q is a 9550, but they're over priced...
 
Reginald
(14 items)
 
GLaDOS (v3)
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-970 @ 4.14GHz 1.350v P6T7 WS Supercomputer MSI 7970 GHz Edition HIS 6950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
48GB Crucial Ballistix @1660MHz 9-9-9-27 Momentus XT intel 480GB 520 series INX-720 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
win7pro Soyo P-MVA 1200p 24" Dell 24" 1200p Dell 17" 4:3 (market tickers) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Quietkey AX850 PC-Z60 Logitech G5 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6700 @ 3.0 (stock volts) ASUS P5WDG2-WS PRO HIS 6950 2GB turbo (unlocked) 8GB DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
9550SX w/BBU + 4x 250GB 7.2k Raid 5 HL-DT-ST DVDRW GSA-H30L Kali Linux VNC (TC Rig, baby) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell QuietKey (PS2) Truepower Trio 650 Koolance PC3-420SL Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Reginald
(14 items)
 
GLaDOS (v3)
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-970 @ 4.14GHz 1.350v P6T7 WS Supercomputer MSI 7970 GHz Edition HIS 6950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
48GB Crucial Ballistix @1660MHz 9-9-9-27 Momentus XT intel 480GB 520 series INX-720 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
win7pro Soyo P-MVA 1200p 24" Dell 24" 1200p Dell 17" 4:3 (market tickers) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Quietkey AX850 PC-Z60 Logitech G5 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6700 @ 3.0 (stock volts) ASUS P5WDG2-WS PRO HIS 6950 2GB turbo (unlocked) 8GB DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
9550SX w/BBU + 4x 250GB 7.2k Raid 5 HL-DT-ST DVDRW GSA-H30L Kali Linux VNC (TC Rig, baby) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell QuietKey (PS2) Truepower Trio 650 Koolance PC3-420SL Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post

What if i look for something else?
I doubt you can find one for a fair price, but the Q9550 is what you want if you're not changing your board and ram. It's worth a look because I have seen a few Q9550 go for semi cheap, but not very often. If you find one at a good price, snag it immediately.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k Asus P8P67 Galaxy GTX580 8GB G Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 80 gb SSD, Raptor 150 Windows 7 Home Premium 24" Samsung LCD Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
PCP&C 750W Antec P180 Logitech MX-510 blue 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k Asus P8P67 Galaxy GTX580 8GB G Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 80 gb SSD, Raptor 150 Windows 7 Home Premium 24" Samsung LCD Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
PCP&C 750W Antec P180 Logitech MX-510 blue 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 30
Go with the Q6600 and overclock it.
Jay
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8350 4.4Ghz at 1.36v GA 78LMT USB3 Rev 5.0 Sapphire R9 285 OC 16GB Kingston Savage Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital 500GB Seagate Barracuda Noctua NH-D15S Windows 8.1 
MonitorPowerMouseMouse Pad
Asus MG279Q Fressync OCZ ZS 650 Watt PSU Dragonwar ELE-G9 Dragonwar 
  hide details  
Reply
Jay
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8350 4.4Ghz at 1.36v GA 78LMT USB3 Rev 5.0 Sapphire R9 285 OC 16GB Kingston Savage Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital 500GB Seagate Barracuda Noctua NH-D15S Windows 8.1 
MonitorPowerMouseMouse Pad
Asus MG279Q Fressync OCZ ZS 650 Watt PSU Dragonwar ELE-G9 Dragonwar 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › What CPU to get?