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Which one, Q9450 or Q6700

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Which one should I buy for a videorendering, encoding, decoding and other multimediawork for my system.

It´s not for game.

Give me your opinion guys, pros and cons.
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Q9450, larger L2 cache and SSE4 instructions are ideal for your situation.
 
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Q9450

Although the Q6700 would do nearly as well. Really you cant go wrong either way.
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post #4 of 8
Based on the description, third to Q9450.
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I agree. The only reason I wouldn't get the 45nm is price, but for what you are doing, the Q9450 is the way to go.
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Do you plan to overclock the chip at all?
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Do you plan to overclock the chip at all?
For the Q9450, I thought 3,2 - 3,4 with FSB 400 - 425, it should not be a problem with low volt and temp, maybe try 3,5 - 3,8 if it can make it within Intel´s max corevolt and not to high temp.
I know I have to push FSB 450+ to reach 3,6+, I have to see if my P5K Premium can make it and also if the chip can.

For the Q6700, I thought 3,2 - 3,6 with FSB 400 - 450, it should not be a problem with low volt and temp, maybe try 3,7 - 4,0 if it can make it within Intel´s max corevolt and not to high temp.

But again, you never no what chip you get.
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For the Q9450, I thought 3,2 - 3,4 with FSB 400 - 425, it should not be a problem with low volt and temp, maybe try 3,5 - 3,8 if it can make it within Intel´s max corevolt and not to high temp.
I know I have to push FSB 450+ to reach 3,6+, I have to see if my P5K Premium can make it and also if the chip can.

For the Q6700, I thought 3,2 - 3,6 with FSB 400 - 450, it should not be a problem with low volt and temp, maybe try 3,7 - 4,0 if it can make it within Intel´s max corevolt and not to high temp.

But again, you never no what chip you get.

sound thinking, but in terms of each chip's stock speed, the rendering loves cache on the intel chips
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