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Okay, through the intel retail edge program if i do a bunch of dumb quizzes online i can order a QX6850 for about $330. But will a Q9450 overclock better on air? Either way i'm ordering the 6850 and ebaying it if need be.
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where is this program link LOL
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where is this program link LOL
gotta work for a certified retailer.. like micro center

retailedge.intel.com
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QX6850 hands down..... Q9450 3.2-3.4 on air
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post #5 of 16
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What's a reasonable overclock to expect from a QX6850 on air?
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i think i saw a 4ghz QX6850 on Syrillian's sig rig.
    
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I have my 9450 on air at the moment sitting at 3.7, it will also gladly do 3.8. I hit 3.92 on AIR but the temps were too high.

Watercooling system is being delivered today - am hoping to hit in the 4GHz range. If I had the money I probably would have gotten one of the QX series. Got my 9450 for 279 at Frys.
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post #8 of 16
the 6850, it should do 4ghz with good air cooling, atleast 3.8 though
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post #9 of 16
QX6850.

The one I got me paws on is a bare-knuckle brawler.

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post #10 of 16
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Awesome fellas thanks for the answers, i looked again today and the chip is actually $230 and i'll be eligible to buy it in mid june, I'm so excited.
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