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Just be happy you didn't spend 1300$ on the QX6700 when it was released (like me). This sucker runs hot and is a bad Overclocker because of it.

I'm sitting at 3.2GHZ and my small FFTs loads are 70-75C, a Q6600 G0 can reach 3.8GHz and have those temps, and its 80% cheaper.
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Just be happy you didn't spend 1300$ on the QX6700 when it was released (like me). This sucker runs hot and is a bad Overclocker because of it.

I'm sitting at 3.2GHZ and my small FFTs loads are 70-75C, a Q6600 G0 can reach 3.8GHz and have those temps, and its 80% cheaper.
Don't feel bad, Murlocke. Remember, weeks make a difference as well. Not all of us G0 Adopters are gonna see 3.8Ghz on Air.

Besides, you know you could sell on Ebay and go Q6600, right?
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Don't feel bad, Murlocke. Remember, weeks make a difference as well. Not all of us G0 Adopters are gonna see 3.8Ghz on Air.

Besides, you know you could sell on Ebay and go Q6600, right?
I dont want to "downgrade" my QX6700 is still a QX6700 in the end. When someone asks what processor i'd rather say QX6700 than Q6600, most people don't understand overclocking so if I say "A Q6600 at 3.8Ghz" and then they say something like "Haha I have a QX6700" and its like... ""

I'm just going to start saving up for the 45nm processors coming up.
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I'm not really worried about resell value, lol. I keep most of my hardware and just move it down the line. I'll be doing a full rebuild after the new AMD launch, or the native quad Intel's come out anyway. Cost isn't a that big of a factor, I just want it now, lol. Kinda like when I bought my Charger, lol. I payed a bit more then I would have liked, but got feature's that I now couldn't live with out. I'm going to hold for a week and see if we get anf G0 Q6600's if not I'll buy the Q6700 I have on hold.
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hey pjlietz, this_noob_again (link to rep him) found a nice deal on Q6700 check it out

http://www.pcconnection.com/ProductD...SourceID=k1971
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