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liek this thing? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835154001
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How come no one suggested the Q6700???
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115027

Higher multi than the Q6600 even.... and not much more expensive (still a little cheaper than the 9300.)
I agree, the Q6700 is the quad core of choice. I was just under the impression the poster only wanted an answer between the 2 CPUs he posted. The Q6700 is $259 at TD.

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Yes that one is a great cooler. it is a PITA to mount, but it is worth it.
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How come no one suggested the Q6700???
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115027

Higher multi than the Q6600 even.... and not much more expensive (still a little cheaper than the 9300.)
so would that be a better 3.0 oc?
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yes it is, I only meant the 965 chipset having issues with FSB speeds. I have an ASUS G965 and it tops out at 300 FSB OC...
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To add to that, what motherboard are you running? It matters when it comes to NVIDIA chipsets in the 600 series as well as older chipsets and their FSB speeds they can handle. If you have an NVIDIA 600 series board, you have no choice but to run the Q6600. Also, if you have an older 965 board, and it cant run a very high FSB OC, you wont get much out of the Yorkie since it is already running a 333 FSB, so again the Q6600 would be a better choice at 266 FSB.
I meant in regards to this statement. The 650i can't run the new 45nm quad cores?
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so that tuniq tower is good enough to keep the 2.66 cool under a 3.0ghz OC and is this ram okay to run with the oc/cpu this si the ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
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so that tuniq tower is good enough to keep the 2.66 cool under a 3.0ghz OC and is this ram okay to run with the oc/cpu this si the ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
IMO your best bet is to choose your Mobo first, them goto the manufactures WP and look at the support page, it should listed brands of RAM that have been tested and proven stable with you board. Most RAM will work on a mobo but sometimes the RAM can have an unforeseen problem and cause your system to hang or crash.

What does your system look like so far?
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IMO your best bet is to choose your Mobo first, them goto the manufactures WP and look at the support page, it should listed brands of RAM that have been tested and proven stable with you board. Most RAM will work on a mobo but sometimes the RAM can have an unforeseen problem and cause your system to hang or crash.

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my system so far looks like a credit card about to get used for 1300 $ worth of gear if you want ill make my order a wishlist and let you all go to town on it which is what i was goign to do once i got all the items choosen

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the processors is the 2.66 its not on there because u cant have combos on the wish list.
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post #38 of 53
Sounds like a deal, BTW I'm bias towards Q9300 it in no way means I'm the utmost authority on what proc you should get. I've never used a Q6600 or Q6700 so I really can't tell you what is better. I got mine because I wanted a 1333 FSB and SSE4 code because I do a lot of GFx and Rendering. In the end it's like peoples cars... everyone thinks there's is the fastest... until they try racing a F1 and see it's all but a dream. Build your system and love it, caz unless you have something better sitting right next to it you will never know the difference. LoL
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gotcha and is the GPU good or is it not good for 250$ also do you think ocing the 2.66 will be easy to do ive never oced before XD
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Either CPU should be an easy 3.0GHz. The current situation is that the Q6700 is likely to be the best overclocker of the three (with luck, 3.5GHz on air is possible).
    
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