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I will be building a new computer later this month when the Intel slashes their prices.

I was originally set on buying the E6750 ($183) because of its OC'ing abilities! (3.9Ghz on stock hs!) But then again... The Q6600 is going to be priced at $266. Now, I am building an entire rig (including OS, no keyboard/mouse/monitor) and I am set on the P182b (which I found for $150 shipped).

So the dilemma, should I go for the E6750 and then be able to get DDR2-800 (Ballistix or G.SKILL HZ), P35-DS3R

OR

Get the Q6600, go budget on the RAM/Mobo/PSU.

Man, now that I typed this out... I just realized how budget I would have to go! Do you think its possible to get the Q6600 on my budget (with the P182b) full build?

Thanks guys!
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(3.9Ghz on stock hs!)
Validate please also it probablly wasn't stable long.

I say q6600 it will last longer
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the Q6600 will be around $266 as will the e6600 around July 22nd I beleive that the Quad core will serve you better because when multi threaded apps begin to go mainstream you'll get a major boost in performance
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post #4 of 11
q6600. definately.
post #5 of 11
if you are oing to upgrade soon after get the 6750
but stay quad if your going to hsave this system more then.....10 months?
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post #6 of 11
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i'm not going to be upgrading soon after... but i dont think the q6600 fits my budget... =(

btw,
http://www.hothardware.com/articles/...review/?page=2
3.92 on air. i dont believe it was stable, but still... holy crap. on stock hs?
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Anyone?
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post #8 of 11
The Q6600 will be ~$250 in a month or so, I believe.
post #9 of 11
http://www.overclock.net/search.php?searchid=535664

There are about five similar threads to this one when searching for "Q6600". All spawned within 2 weeks.

Not the E6750, but close enough! Hope ya find answers there.
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post #10 of 11
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I am the type that doesn't buy a computer every year or every other year... but i just don't think i can fit a q6600 in my budget. However, I feel that the E6750 will be sufficient for a while. I mainly play CSS & FEAR. Will be buying some new games with the new rig.
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