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Yep, best Intel chip w/o going into the "Extreme Edition" chips which carry an extreme price. Which chip will I be able to get to the highest clock on air?

Whats the dealio with the new Intel's (ex. E8400 etc..) I only have QX6700 and prior Intel knowledge. Educate me
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Highest clock would be the E8x00 series. The most processing power would be the Q9xxx series.
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Q6600 is great. 250 bucks.
price drop on the q6700 on april 20th, 300 bucks. 10x multi, great for OC.

both G0 stepping.
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Highest clock would be the E8x00 series. The most processing power would be the Q9xxx series.
New question...which will I be able to get highest 3DM0x out of?
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The best chip currently would depends on your needs. Some people performance a higher clocked dual core, while others prefer a lower clocked quad core.

Q6600 is the best quad core for overclocking in terms of priceerformance.

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New question...which will I be able to get highest 3DM0x out of?
Quad cores.
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wouldnt his QX6700 clock better than the q6600??? dont they have a 10x multi? ive seen peeps on the q6700 (whats the difference?) getting to 4.2g
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