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Core 2 E6320 or E6400?

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I had a choice between the 2 and was curious which one is better.

I know the 6400 is 2.13Ghz while the 6320 is 1.86, but the 6320 has the 4MB cache while the 6400 only has 2mb. However I heard the 6400 can overclock a little more because it runs cooler with the less cache?

I bought the 6320, but I haven't opened it yet and the place I got it from has the 6400 for $20 more. Its a 45 minute drive to get back there so if the 6320 is better then I will just save myself the trip. They don't have the 6420 so its just an option of 6320 or 6400, thats it.
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why not get the e6420 then? it has 4mb cache and it's pretty much the same price as e6400.
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e6400, it'll overclock better, cause the IHS is soldered on.
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