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I'm getting an E6600 soon (very soon) to hold me over until 45nm becomes available and somewhat affordable. Is this the best CPU for the money, or am I forgetting one? I'm not watercooling or anything, so I won't be juicing the voltage too high.
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Well end of this month the Price drop is comming so you cant get a QUAD for the same money
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not the same, a little more expensive. if u want to wait to save some money, id wait
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Well if I can get a quad for a similar price, then I will by all means. Have any source on that?
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Tankguys is promising Q6600 G0 for less than $300, but if you can't afford that then look in the for sale section. There are a couple E6600's for sale.
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post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by NuclearCrap View Post
Tankguys is promising Q6600 G0 for less than $300, but if you can't afford that then look in the for sale section. There are a couple E6600's for sale.
Yea I can definitely afford <$300. However I don't want to buy a used C2D. I'd rather pay more for a new one.
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Yea I can definitely afford <$300. However I don't want to buy a used C2D. I'd rather pay more for a new one.
Better pre-order now: http://www.tankguys.biz/product_info...3164935d872287
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post #8 of 9
yup... nuclear me and a lot of other guys put $5 down which is refundable in the case they have to sell them for more than $300... and they guarantee G0 stepping

make sure and choose the MoBo after you choose your chip cause there are only a few MoBos out that are capable of OC'ing freely... or I should say some MoBos like mine have a relatively low FSB ceiling with Quads
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post #9 of 9
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Well I have a buyer for my CPU/RAM combo, so I'm going to order tonight. I'll probably end up grabbing that quad core in August or September, but I won't want to wait because I promised him I'd ship it to him. That and I'm impatient.
BTW I tried to rep you guys and it wouldn't let me.....
*Laughs heartily at all of the fools that bought quad core Intels for $1K when they were released*
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