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post #21 of 25
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Actually, i have both...the X6800 is for sale, the 8400 is not
Very wise decision jamracing.
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Where is it for sale?
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post #23 of 25
The x6800 was released along with the first batch of C2Ds in 2006, It was the first "extreme" C2D with an unlocked multi, and yes its a DC not to be confused with the QX6800. It cost about $1000 when it was released in 2006.
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post #24 of 25
Between X6800 and E8400? I'd say the E8400. It's faster clock for clock, and will probably clock higher as well. The unlocked multi isn't needed for the E8400 to reach it's max potential.
    
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post #25 of 25
3.8 should be doable on most E8400's below 1.4V.
Mine can get to 4 GHz with 1.45V (as set in BIOS, with the 780i vdroop its quite a bit lower) but is not orthos stable.

Its still a damm quick proc either way!
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