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Poll Results: If cost was the same, which would you rather own and overclock?

 
  • 30% (13)
    q6600
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    qx6700
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post #11 of 36
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Originally Posted by Amdkillsintel View Post
Qx6700, the thought of having an extreme cpu, and a higher multiplier.
Well said. Great minds think alike.
post #12 of 36
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Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
Its the unlocked multiplier that is the big difference.

BTW default multi on the QX6700 is 10x.
So basically your spending another $400 - $500 just for a higher clock and a higher Multiplier.... I'd rather spend that $400 - $500 on a graphics card.
    
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post #13 of 36
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So basically your spending another $400 - $500 just for a higher clock and a higher Multiplier.... I'd rather spend that $400 - $500 on a graphics card.
Nope, UNLOCKED multiplier. To OC, you wouldn't have to touch the FSB at all if you didn't want to, just jack the multi up.

QX6700 FTW.
post #14 of 36
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Nope, UNLOCKED multiplier. To OC, you wouldn't have to touch the FSB at all if you didn't want to, just jack the multi up.

QX6700 FTW.
Ah so thats what i was missing. Still don't think its worth the money though....
    
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post #15 of 36
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Pole is closer than expected. Hmm...

Pope: Title said "if cost was the same"
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post #16 of 36
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Ah so thats what i was missing. Still don't think its worth the money though....
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Consider this: If price was the same
Both CPUs are same price... for him
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post #17 of 36
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Pole is closer than expected. Hmm...

Pope: Title said "if cost was the same"
If price was the same i would still get the Q6600 just for the fact that no program utilizes the quad core yet. So why have all that extra power for no reason, you won't even be able to use it.... ( talking game wise )
    
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post #18 of 36
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Originally Posted by calvin924597 View Post
Nope, UNLOCKED multiplier. To OC, you wouldn't have to touch the FSB at all if you didn't want to, just jack the multi up.

QX6700 FTW.
BUT you can raise the FSB and jack up your RAM to match the FSB. It should yield better performance.
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post #19 of 36
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If price was the same i would still get the Q6600 just for the fact that no program utilizes the quad core yet. So why have all that extra power for no reason, you won't even be able to use it.... ( talking game wise )
Yea but if the cost was the same. Why wouldn't you get something that was better if it costs the same as something that wasn't as good as it?
post #20 of 36
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If price was the same i would still get the Q6600 just for the fact that no program utilizes the quad core yet. So why have all that extra power for no reason, you won't even be able to use it.... ( talking game wise )
Ok ****.

Just kiddin But still, If you only need a 1ghz processor, and you can get a 2ghz processor for the same price, WHY go for the 1ghz? Besides, its overclock.net, why settle for anything when we can have the best, most cutting edge thing we possibly can and have it be rediculously over powered?
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