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

 
  • 30% (13)
    q6600
  • 69% (30)
    qx6700
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post #31 of 36
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Originally Posted by AMD_RULES View Post
i'd take the QX6700 because it has an unlocked multiplier and the Q6600 runs very hot overclocked, even on a good wcing system
I still would not be supprised if you end up with the same overclock with both. Especially if you want to OC the FSB. Above 400FSB you will most likely be dropping the multi on the QX6700 anyway.

I do want to try out a Qx on phase. I can push a Q6600 to 4.5Ghz, but that requires a 500mhz FSB. Higher multi would give me a higher OC.
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post #32 of 36
Thread Starter 
Poll stands at 10 - 19. Thanks all for participating thus far and many have made excellent points. The reason I started this poll and didn't ask for a consideration of price is twofold.

First, I have a buddy who may get a quad from intel at no cost. he may also be given a choice of which. Now the thing is that he doesn't want/need it and is willing to "give up the goods" under certain circumstances; I don't need it and nobody else here really needs it but I definately want it.

Second, I just recently had a chance to play with a EE d955 and am not really impressed. Runs a hek of a lot hotter than most d's I've had/seen and thus has limitted the amount of "fun" I could have up to now.

Again, thanks all for your input. How many here have experience with EE's?
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post #33 of 36
QX6700 if its the G0 stepping
post #34 of 36
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QX6700 if its the G0 stepping
I'm pretty sure there is no G0 stepping for the QX6700, only the Q6600?
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post #35 of 36
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Originally Posted by tr8rjohnk View Post
Consider this: If price was the same, which would you rather have? Remember, if price was the same.
In the end, if I had a 6700, I'd probably drop the multi to the 6600's and overclock the FSB for more performance. The 6700 has more potential and may be more stable at insane speeds.

In any case I'd get the 6600, definitely, and I may even lower the multi on it. But if they were the same price, I'd get the 6700 for laffs.
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post #36 of 36
well they are never going to be the same price... so i'm going to be happy and settle with the Q6600 in a few weeks =D G0!
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