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Poll Results: Which Quad

Poll expired: Apr 11, 2008  
  • 87% (43)
    Q6600
  • 6% (3)
    Q9300
  • 6% (3)
    Other (Specify)
49 Total Votes  
post #21 of 30
Q6700, theres been some damn good deals on them lately, 10x multi FTW!
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post #22 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by xTREME X55X View Post
ASUS PK5-E P35

So you never plan on SLI?
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post #23 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
So you never plan on SLI?
not till DX11 nope
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post #24 of 30
Q6600 It's proven itself time and time again and is the best price/performance quad out there.
post #25 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by xTREME X55X View Post
Please give an example why the one you choose was better than the other selection(s).
i would go Q6600 never had issues with it and runs like a charm. oc is great and easy. doesnt run that hot. i get 30-35 over clocked on W/C 3.7
    
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post #26 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by xTREME X55X View Post
ASUS PK5-E P35
if you end up going with the q6600 (which i think you should if you don't want to wait/spend for the q9550), then the Gigabyte P35-DS3L is an excellent sub $100 choice if you aren't looking for RAID or SLI.

If you do want to spend a little, you may want to look into a q9450 and an X38 or X48 board, you only get an 8x multi, but the cache bumps up from 8mb to 12, which depending on use will garnish better results..

for comparison's sake, the 9450 runs around $380 when all is said and done, and a board will be up to ~250 for a nice x48, 50-100 cheaper for an x38

IMO, the Q6600 is still the best bet, especially at some of the prices we're seeing (if you're near a micro center, its $199)
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post #27 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by xTREME X55X View Post
not a millionaire bro
ok, then the q9450, only about $250
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post #28 of 30
Out of those choices it is the Q6600 for sure. You can't really compare the Q9300 to it.
    
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post #29 of 30
Q6600 for now, and Q9550 in the future.
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