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post #11 of 15
Q6600 is my choice, as the 2 extra cores will get you farther than 500 extra megahertz of overclock.
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post #12 of 15
get the E8400 experience the 45nm chip. also read up the advantages of the 45nm chip.
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post #13 of 15
The E8400 for gaming and daily work. Q6600 for anything that utilises all 4 core/ If you want to be more future proof. The E8400 will get you higher OCs with a nice board, like the Gigabyte EP35-DS3L or one of the Lanparty P35 based. Unless you need SLI, get a P35 based board for nice OCing.
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post #14 of 15
I would recommend a Q6600 over the E8400, unless you plan on upgrading it in 2 years.
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post #15 of 15
Q6600 for video editting, folding and everything that utilizes more than 2 cores. I had both (an E8500) and personally prefer the Q6600.
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