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post #11 of 27
keep the quad,there's nothing to doubt about.
if you sell it now believe me,you'll regret it besides that baby hits 3.8!!!!!!
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post #12 of 27
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guys thanks so much for your advice looks like ill be sticking with the quad for some time now lol.
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post #13 of 27
If you have your quad running stable at 3.8, there's no sense in getting an E8400. I vote no, not worth it.
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post #14 of 27
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looks like im going to be sticking with this quad for a long time,i'm not use to keeping hardware for long as i've already had 3 graphics cards since December lol.
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post #15 of 27
Just trade with me! Check my sig.

Edit: Errmmm you in the UK lol. Just noticed. Prolly not worth the shipping for either of us.
post #16 of 27
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looks like im going to be sticking with this quad for a long time,i'm not use to keeping hardware for long as i've already had 3 graphics cards since December lol.
Why don't you buy a sound card and some decent headphones instead
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post #17 of 27
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ye i know, but quad cores are usueless in games really
Swap my Q6700 for it lol?
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post #18 of 27
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Originally Posted by mr_zukovsky View Post
looks like im going to be sticking with this quad for a long time,i'm not use to keeping hardware for long as i've already had 3 graphics cards since December lol.
When I was 16 (or 17, can't remember), I had one of these:

First 3D card I ever owned, Voodoo Rush with a whopping 6MB of VRAM. It came with a special 3DFX-accelerated version of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. It was badass to the max.
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post #19 of 27
The positive aspect of your Q6600 is that you could turn it into a Dual Core, if needed.
For example: when I do a single core app. such as SuperPi, I disable the multi cores and get a better score therewith.
Then, when I do 3DMark, I turn on all 4 cores and get a better result there.

I have both, the Q6600 and the E8400. The E8400 is running right now 24/7 @ 4.0GHz with a Vcore of 1.216v, core temps. ca. 38 - 40°C.



To set the Q6600 @ 4.0GHz, it requires me a Vcore of more than 1.45v with all 4 cores enabled. But when I disable 2 of them, I can simulate a C2D, including a lower Vcore.

The only aspect left, is to decide between 65nm and 45nm and the 1066 to 1333MHz FSB.

Buy the E8400 and compare it to your Q6600, then sell the one you consider bad.
    
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post #20 of 27
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i dont have that much money lol
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