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I've already posted in the intel build log section but it seems that it is rarely visited. Pretty much my situation is I need ot sell my current pc now and i need a C2D to hold me over till the price drop because I really want to switch to quad core. Any suggestion to what would be a good overclocker, I have already ordered an Ultra 120 extreme to cool it down.

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Depends on your budget, E6420 would be just fine if you ask me.
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I find it very hard to choose at this price range, everything seems to be 20 dollars apart so you always want to buy the better one and tell yourself "it's only 20 dollars" each time you move up
    
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post #4 of 8
Well overclocking fixes that problem. You get the same performance for less price.
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my 6320 runs pretty well...

and it's cheap
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Since it's a hold over CPU... E6320 is the best pick.
    
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post #7 of 8
To hold until July price drop? E4300/4400 + overclock
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post #8 of 8
If you're only going to use it for 2 months, get the cheapest one possible.
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