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Hi there, I want to get a geforce 9900gx2 as soon as it comes out, but some guys told me that my E6600 will bottleneck that GPU, even if i overclock it to 3.6GHZ. Is this true? If so, which CPU would u reccomend for me to get?

Core 2 Duo E8200 (2.66GHz,1333FSB,L2:6MB,65W,rev.C0)

Core 2 Duo E8400 (3.00GHz,1333FSB,L2:6MB,65W,rev.C0)

Core 2 Duo E8500 (3.16GHz,1333FSB,L2:6MB,65W,rev.C0)

Core 2 Duo Xeon E3110 (3GHz,1333FSB,L2:6MB,rev.C0)

Core 2 Extreme QX6700 (2.66GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.B3,4 cores)

Core 2 Extreme QX6800 (2.93GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.G0,4 cores)

Core 2 Extreme QX6850 (3.00GHz,1333FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.G0,4 cores)

Core 2 Extreme X6800 (2.93GHz,1066FSB,L2:4MB,rev.B2)

Core 2 Quad Q6400 (2.13GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.B3,4 cores)

Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.40GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.B3,4 cores)

Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.40GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.G0,4 cores)

Core 2 Quad Q6700 (2.66GHz,1066FSB,L2:2X4MB,rev.G0,4 cores)
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q6600 g0 will work just fine, nice overclock potential makes it a good investment
    
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2x Samsung Spinpoint T166 320 GB 16 MB SATA2 Pioneer DVR-212DBK Windows Vista Business 2x Samsung Syncmaster T200 
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