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post #1 of 22
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Hi Everyone

I have posted a number of threads about what processor I should get

If you check my system could you recommend

The ones recommended so far are

X6800 - £550 (I will not be able to afford this one till September)
Q6600 - £135
E8500 - £145
E8400 - £125
E6850 - £120
E8200 - £105

Please Help
post #2 of 22
I'd say Q6600 or the E8500 definitely. Not too expensive, can ticde you over for quite a while until you can afford the X6800 should you decide to buy it further in the future
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post #3 of 22
E8500 fo sho.
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post #4 of 22
I'd say it's between the E8400 and the Q6600. But it really depends on what it is for. For general multi-tasking, a bit more video encoding and stuff get a Q6600 but otherwise for gaming go with the E8400 as games aren't coded for quad cores too well yet.

If you wanted to save a bit you could take a look at the 45nm E7200 as well.
post #5 of 22
Q6700, I really think a quad is a good idea at this time, multithreading is already prevalent, and will only become more so in the future.

The Q6700 generally overclocks better than the Q6600, and is still cheap.
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post #6 of 22
Q6600, but the Q6700 is a good option and doesn't cost much more.
 
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post #7 of 22
as the others stated, ethier a q6600/q6700 or e8400. Dont get the e8500, waste of money unless your going for super oveclocks
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post #8 of 22
Reading around the forum it seems the latest Q6600 have high VIDs thus needing more voltage to overclock, so a Q6700 could be a better option if you are going down the quad route and planning to turn it up a notch, bam!
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post #9 of 22
It should be Q6700, Q6600 then E8400.
post #10 of 22
imo I wouldn't even consider the x6800, it's an older processor and the e8400 is better for a fraction of the price.
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