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Does the 6700 clock as well as the 6600? Is it worth the upgrade? What stable numbers are people getting out of them?
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if u have a q6600 there is NO reason u should get a q6700
even if your is b3

a q6600 G0 would be best, but is till cant bring myself 2 tell you to blow money since you have a quad
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Not at all. You might get one or two more hundred Mhz more after overclocking, but that isn't worth $300.
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post #4 of 7
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Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
Not at all. You might get one or two more hundred Mhz more after overclocking, but that isn't worth $300.
Yeah. that small OC isn't worth your money, if you're wanting to upgrade, wait for Nahalem (seeing as you already have a quad...).
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post #5 of 7
In April, the Q6700 is reported to drop to within $40 of the Q6600. I would say it will be worth it then!

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Processor type Old price New Price
Q6700................527.........270
Q6600................270.........229
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post #6 of 7
Does the Q6700 reach the same FSB levels as Q6600?
I mean can you reach the 4k with it on (good) Air?

Can't find much on the web about it - it seems everbody ocing, does the q6600^^
Links tp OC test would be great ;o)


Ebay and some second hand sites have a q6700 for fair price from time to time.

btw: I hope I didn't broke the thread with this.
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post #7 of 7
From a Q6600 G0 no it isn't worth it, but if someone hasn't got a Quad or is stuck with a B3 Quad wait til April price cuts then pick up a Q6700. Not only does it have a 10x Multi, it's a GO stepping also.
 
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