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post #11 of 25
Yeah definitely. I love this chip too. I ran Zone Alarm Anti-Spyware Deep-inspection scan and it finished in 10 minutes. I upgraded from a Celeron 2.8GHz, which couldn't even keep up with the basic functions I threw at it, but the Wolfdale just hammers through my multitasks. Great chip for a great price.
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Hell, I upgraded from an E6600 and I love the 8400!
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I picked up an E8400 when it was dirt cheap the other day. Now I'm debating swapping my Q6700 and giving it a test spin. But I might just offer it up for trade NIB, so maybe I shouldnt open it...


Vitaminx,
Like I said from day 1, you would get a guaranteed 3.8GHz OC, and possibly 4.0GHz!
Edited by ericeod - 5/11/08 at 9:45pm
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I picked up an E8400 when it was dirt cheap the other day. Now I'm debating swapping my Q6700 and giving it a test spin. But I might just offer it up for trade NIB, so maybe I shouldnt open it...


Vitaminx,
Like I said from day 1, you would get a guaranteed 3.8GHz OC, and possibly 4.0GHz!
come on open it up and clock like a madman...... you know you want to.....
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come on open it up and clock like a madman...... you know you want to.....

I know I know, I really should! Its just that I already have my Q6700 at 3.8GHz, and will have it at 3.9GHz with water cooling....
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post #16 of 25
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I know I know, I really should! Its just that I already have my Q6700 at 3.8GHz, and will have it at 3.9GHz with water cooling....
is that 3.8 on air? what voltage and temps are you getting?
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I know I know, I really should! Its just that I already have my Q6700 at 3.8GHz, and will have it at 3.9GHz with water cooling....
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post #18 of 25
q6700 to e8400 is not an upgrade... it's a... sidegrade, or something. one will outperform the other depending on the task. if you're gaming or running mostly single-threaded processes then it's an upgrade, but for general "productivity" or multitasking/multithreaded processes the q6700 will be better for you.
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post #19 of 25
i also upgraded from a Pentium D 2.8,Big Difference!


Ive got it to 4.0 1.32vcore,but im going to leave it at 3.6 until i get a water setup in the next couple weeks.
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post #20 of 25
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is that 3.8 on air? what voltage and temps are you getting?
I'm currently running it at 1.44v (my other board it was at 1.41v...) with a TRUE and a 120mm Scythe Kaze. It is a lot quieter with a gutted 120mm fan used as a standoff.

I'm waiting to reinstall my WCing with a new 120.3 and Fuzion v2 block, as well as move everything over to a rRocketfish. My finals have kept me from doing antything.
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