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post #11 of 32
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I would go with Q6600 because Quad core sounds more posh
its just as i said. bigger E-penis FTW.
post #12 of 32
WOW! I want the QX6850. I would oc that b.
post #13 of 32
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man oo man .. there price cuts have made me happy
Me too!!

This question has popped up in my mind many many times as well. I also seen many many threads on it too. It was a hard decision to choose between these 2 cpus. I finally went with the quad. For the future proof, and knowing this new rig will need to last me at least till next summer.

I also think going quad is a HUGE step forward. A new start or beginning. Why I believe this is the fact I think all my future cpus with have 4 cores or more. I will never have a dual core cpu again.
post #14 of 32
Q6600 dude. It is worth to get E6850? lol, you might well think of Q6850 man. Yeah, its all good.
Think of E6600 and Q6600, which one will you get? Q6600 of course. And now, make your own decision man.
Q6600 got more cache but the overclocking room is limited, I wouldn't even need to overclock for games because games needs better GPU for higher frame speed.
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If you really *need* four cores then get teh Q6600, otherwise i'd get the dual core because less heat and more speed.
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If you really *need* four cores then get teh Q6600, otherwise i'd get the dual core because less heat and more speed.
hahhahahahahahhahahhaa. sorry, im drunk at the moment. and ur sig at the end of ur post is ****ing hilarious. from a nerd point of view. go killer instinct, go super nes, YEAH.
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post #17 of 32
It'll take a while before every program is multithreaded.
So i'd go with the dual core.

Less heat + higher oc ability + less power draw.

vs.

Hot + can't go very far on air + not needing the SIMULTANOUS processing power.

just my 2 cents
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OK, play time over, time to compare it yourself with a CPU chart available in Tomshardware.com
Have a look yourself at each CPU performance. Dual Core, Quad, single, etc.
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post #19 of 32
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It'll take a while before every program is multithreaded.
So i'd go with the dual core.
Why build your rig for 'yesterday'...especially since they are the same price?
post #20 of 32
http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...spx?i=3038&p=8

Here is a comparison between the two at Anandtech. They state that for gaming the E6850 is better and for encoding/3d rendering the Q6600 wins. thats at stock though. As mentioned above the E6850 is an overclocking beast. 4 Ghz on air is feasible.
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