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  • 23% (12)
    e6600
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    q6600
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post #1 of 38
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im going to be getting a e2160 for the time being. ill most likely be upgrading after the price drop and am wondering which will be better the e6600 or the q6600.
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post #2 of 38
Q6600 Ofcourse
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post #3 of 38
I am the one that voted the E6600 =3 Lol.
    
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post #4 of 38
Due to the heat of the Q6600 you won't be clocking as high as an E6600 on air coolong. So, you'll have a performance drop compared to most E6600's hitting 3.2Ghz+ on single and dual threaded applications. But it certainly is future proof....also consider that there are no newer Quads coming July 22nd except for the QX6850....So, it will be top of the throne for a very long time, And when Crysis and Alan Wake arrive you'll be sure that you'll have a CPU that will punish those games/

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post #5 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Due to the heat of the Q6600 you won't be clocking as high as an E6600 on air coolong. So, you'll have a performance drop compared to most E6600's hitting 3.2Ghz+ on single and dual threaded applications. But it certainly is future proof....also consider that there are no newer Quads coming July 22nd except for the QX6850....So, it will be top of the throne for a very long time
Well since CPUs last for about a year anymore and since the time for quads to shine will come next year I guess he will keep it at least 2 years (if he wants to keep up with technology that is). Sounds nice to me ^^. Oh he is going watercooling so I do not think the temps trouble him.
    
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post #6 of 38
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I am the one that voted the E6600 =3 Lol.

its a public poll
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post #7 of 38
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its a public poll
Just wanted to point out that I am the only one that thinks weird ^^''
    
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post #8 of 38
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just a little
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post #9 of 38
quad. games that can use it are appearing. GRAW2, Alan wake, etc.
post #10 of 38
I would say the Quad. Even though they're hotter than the dual cores, 2.7~2.8Ghz is pretty good if you can reach those speed on air. Games in the future are going to take advantage of the cores. The Q6600 is going to price drop nearly 50%. I'd say it'll be a great buy.
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