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Anyone go from a Q6600 to an E8400?

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Is it worth the transition if you're not into real heavy duty video encoding or anything like that?
    
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not really imo. I'd go the other way though
    
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I've been back and forth a couple of times.

Now I'm putting a QX9650 in there and leaving it the hell alone (so I say )
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I went from a E8400 to a Q6600 could not be happier!
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Originally Posted by Rolandooo View Post
I went from a E8400 to a Q6600 could not be happier!
I also made this move and don't regret it one bit.
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{Does a mini tribal dance}
Q6600 FTW!
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I went from the Quad 6600 Go to a E8400 and now im kicking myself
    
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Originally Posted by satcom View Post
Is it worth the transition if you're not into real heavy duty video encoding or anything like that?

If your into gaming then its worth the move i found the performance improved a massive amount but then i have overclocked to 4.05ghz on the E8400 when i was at 3.6ghz on my Q6600 but the games dont make use of 4 cores, and by the time they do im sure we will be on 12 cores or something ridiculous like that!.

Im very happy with my E8400
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