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The Q6600 is better yes, but the 6400 will play those games fine. Hell, with my crappy card and a 3GHz AMD dual core I can play crysis just fine on Medium. The AMD would be cheaper but will not last as long, where as you'll pay more for the Q6600 but it'll be able to handle the newer stuff for a while.
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As good as the Q6600 is for its price Cravin, you can't really consider it as 'Value'

It depends

Will you be using 4 cores often?
    
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yeah, comparing those two cpu's is like comparing apples to oranges. Obviously the Q6600 is better come on quad vs. dualcore. It comes down to basically how power hungary you are. Both will run games great.
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Q6600 will destroy that AMD
I hate Retard fanboy newbs... Anyway yes the Q6600 is faster than a 6400+. But they run as hot as my toaster if it was in my microwave.
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Anyway, game FPS is more down to what GPU you have, not CPU

    
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core for core the 6400 would own the 6600 even with overclocking..

but if u use any program that uses more then 2 cores then the 6600 will easily slap a 6400 down..

its up to u really.. i would look at the 9850 if u want to stay with AMD... they get a fairly easy 3.5 ghz now..

even the 9600s like i have get 3.5 on water and they have the bugged L3
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Ace, a 3GHz Q6600 vs a 3.2GHz 6400 would decimate the 6400
    
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core for core the 6400 would own the 6600 even with overclocking..

but if u use any program that uses more then 2 cores then the 6600 will easily slap a 6400 down..

its up to u really.. i would look at the 9850 if u want to stay with AMD... they get a fairly easy 3.5 ghz now..

even the 9600s like i have get 3.5 on water and they have the bugged L3

I pretty much have a 6400+ besides being unlocked. I can get 3.6GHZ easy.
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I pretty much have a 6400+ besides being unlocked. I can get 3.6GHZ easy.
if you can get 3.6 so easy then why dont you run 3.6. in refrence to your comment about the Q running hot whats your point?? i had my Q at 3.8 on a tunig loading at 67c
    
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