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QX-6700 or AMD FX-74?

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Hi, the rig below was recently sold so now i have some money to build a new comp i was debating between AMD's new system or the quad core?

Or do you guys think i should wait a few months before buliding a new comp?
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The 4x4 FX74 preforms competitively against the Q6700 at stock speeds. But the 4x4 FX74 uses much more power, creates more heat, and cannot be overclocked nearly as far as the Q6700.
    
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post #3 of 20
Fatal05 basically summed it up...most people on this forum will tell you to get a QX6700.
cant complain..
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I would reccomend waiting until the Abit AB9 Quad GT mobo comes out http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...b9-quadgt.html
And build your kentsfield system around that.
    
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Intel FTW!!!!!
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I would get the quad-core for Fatal's reasons. So...yeah.
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Definitely the QX6700.
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post #8 of 20
You can build a QX6700 rig for cheaper, it performs better and uses less power. Its a win-win situation
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post #10 of 20
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Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
The 4x4 FX74 preforms competitively against the Q6700 at stock speeds. But the 4x4 FX74 uses much more power, creates more heat, and cannot be overclocked nearly as far as the Q6700.
Not to mention the overwhelming increase in cost of getting an AMD 4x4 setup versus an intel Q6700.
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