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Well I have finally gotten to the funds to get myself a Q6600 from selling my olds and ends....including my current E6420. My question would be, if I got a Q6600 from Newegg, would the VID be decent? What are most getting nowadays? I know there is a few in the FS section, but no warranty kinda scares me.....
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what ever you chose make sure you get the newr cooler running q6600 G0 stepping
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what ever you chose make sure you get the newr cooler running q6600 G0 stepping
Meh....my BT is just fine....
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Microcenter? I was just there today, had a ton in stock for 199. The only problem is if you live by one.

And ive had decent vids on the chips ive gotten there.
Edited by DeRock131 - 5/22/08 at 8:01pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
Well I have finally gotten to the funds to get myself a Q6600 from selling my olds and ends....including my current E6420. My question would be, if I got a Q6600 from Newegg, would the VID be decent? What are most getting nowadays? I know there is a few in the FS section, but no warranty kinda scares me.....
The newer produced Q6600's are having really crappy VIDs....mine is 1.325 and it was made 3/28/08 I believe. If you get a newly made batch the chances of it being a high VID are pretty good in my opinion.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
Well I have finally gotten to the funds to get myself a Q6600 from selling my olds and ends....including my current E6420. My question would be, if I got a Q6600 from Newegg, would the VID be decent? What are most getting nowadays? I know there is a few in the FS section, but no warranty kinda scares me.....

IMHO, I'd rather get a known good chip used, rather than the unkown from an etailer.
It seems that the latest batches are iffy when it comes to potential.
Have you thought about a Q6700?
Edited by grunion - 5/22/08 at 7:59pm
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post #7 of 13
I agree with grunion, you should definitely look for a person selling an older one, rather than retailers because as you have seen the VID sucks. Mine was bought it August 2007 and the VID is still 1.26 @ 3.0ghz :] stable. If you can't find a suitable Q6600, definitely get a Q6700, they're dropping and the overclock is probably just as or better than the Q6600.
Lysdexic is selling his Q6600 for $200 shipped if you wanna look: http://www.overclock.net/sale/331417...pped-more.html
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post #8 of 13
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IMHO, I'd rather get a known good chip used, rather than the unkown from an etailer.
It seems that the latest batches are iffy when it comes to potential.
Have you thought about a Q6700?
I have...but I only have about 220 in my Paypal.....
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I have...but I only have about 220 in my Paypal.....


Sell your 6420.
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post #10 of 13
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Sell your 6420.
That is already factored in.....
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