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post #21 of 27
I'll give a great deal....my P4 for your Q6600.
post #22 of 27
Keep the quad in long term you will be better off and as you probly know all cpus are differt you could get a bad cpu that only clocks to 3.8-4ghz that would be hardly no faster then your current quads clock.
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post #23 of 27
why would you do that...that would be infinitely stupid. Here are my reasons:

1. Some 8400's dont reach 4G...you would feel like an idiot if this happened.
2. Even if you do reach 4G, or even like 4.3G (that's a stretch), you would still get far more benefit from a quad at 3.8G
3. Bragging rights: 4 cores is better than 2!
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post #24 of 27
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thanks guys for your opinions im keeping my Quad lool.
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post #25 of 27
Good decision, as mentioned in the thread there are some bad E8400's, that dont reach 4Ghz.

Youve also got to remember that if games become fully quad core aware/optimised (whatever you want to call it) it will prove beneficial.

Unless you just buy the technology to benchmark
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post #27 of 27
e8400@4.38 24/7 @1.3600 I wouldnt trade mine for a 6600 but if i had a a and it ran @ 3.8 I wouldnt trade it also
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