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post #1 of 14
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hey guys, i am in need of an upgrade from the temporarily installed p4 i have in my sig rig right now. i was planning on moving up to the e6850, but a deal i had worked out with a buddy of mine to get a 1333mhz fsb mobo fell through, unfortunately, and atm i can only afford a new proc, and am desperately in need of one!!!

so, that said, which one should i buy here?!?

i was thinking initially the e6600 - what say you all?

-blade

EDIT: i don't think quad is an option: again, thanks nforce 4 - you suck me hard.
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post #2 of 14
You could get an E6420, they're pretty good and if i remember rightly a overclocking beast is in the for sale section
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post #3 of 14
The E2160's are really good overclockers and they're less than a Benjamin

However for just over 2 Benjamin's you can get a tried-and-true E6600.
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Don't mean to thread-jack, but i'm actually quite curious about the difference in performance between the E6600 at 3.2 and an overclocked E2160 at the same speed.
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post #5 of 14
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well, would it even make much sense for me to get an e2xxx, since my mobo can take up to 1066 fsb? seems like a silly waste to me...
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Take a look at this review, might help you make up your mind. http://www.techspot.com/review/53-pentium-e2140-e2160/
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post #7 of 14
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right, so tankguys is selling the e6600 for 204.99, while the e6750 is going for205.99?!?!!? wtg i was hoping that i could get my new e6600 cheap, and now all i'm tempted to do is go get me a 1333mhz mobo / proc!!! aghhhhhhh teh upgrades never end [/rant]
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blade19 View Post
right, so tankguys is selling the e6600 for 204.99, while the e6750 is going for205.99?!?!!? wtg i was hoping that i could get my new e6600 cheap, and now all i'm tempted to do is go get me a 1333mhz mobo / proc!!! aghhhhhhh teh upgrades never end [/rant]
You should check and see if the TAnkGuys E6600 is a guaranteed good week; there's a difference.
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post #9 of 14
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this is true
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post #10 of 14
I would check the asus site to see if your current mobo supports 1333fsb with a bios flash



The p5n32 is on there, just not sure about your SE Deluxe version of the board.
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