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Hey guys , I can either get a Q6600 or a Q9550 , which one should I get?
iv been told to get the Q6600 cos it oc's better , but i find it stupid to get the "old" model????

ill be using my pc for mainly gaming and video decoding.

I would probably OC my CPU a bit too.

if my MB is not compatible with either of them , then let me know!
my current specs are below.

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Q9550 no doubt
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I would go Q6600 for a few reasons.;multiplier 9vs 8.5,you can overvoltage a q6600 more also.So more voltage = better stability.
    
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G0 is pretty much guaranteed by every single estore right now, so save your money and go with the Q6600.
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G0 is pretty much guaranteed by every single estore right now, so save your money and go with the Q6600.
I agree.
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Multiplier is not much important.He can hit the easely 4.0 with that cpu.
But offcourse,the money is something so important If the guy have money to choose between...
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post #7 of 12
I would go for Q6600. After April price cut, it will be around $210 but I don't know what's the price over there.
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ok , persides factoring in price , if both say cost $200 , which would be a better cpu for :
Games , Video decoding , ocing -----AKA: Performance
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post #9 of 12
q6600 is the shiznit for shizzle....

post #10 of 12
Q6600 ftw.. the P5B-luX is a veery nice mobo for teh Q4's. Slap a nice cooler on the NB and mod for more NBv..then SetFSB to your hearts content on the 266mhz strap! Oh the memories.
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