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post #11 of 14
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Q6700 really, higher multiplier, 65nm is a lot more resistant to higher voltage than the 45nm architecture.
Thats what I had heard. I think that's what I'll go with since the price has really come down.
post #12 of 14
As long as you have a good motherboard, go with the Q6700. That's what's holding me back right now...
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Q6700 XFX 680i 2 eVGA 8800GTS in SLi 8 gigs OCZ DDR2 at 800mhz 
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640 gig WD Vista Ultimate 64 700 watt RAIDMAX NZXT Apollo 
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Q6700 XFX 680i 2 eVGA 8800GTS in SLi 8 gigs OCZ DDR2 at 800mhz 
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post #13 of 14
Q6700, should hit 4ghz EASY on water @ 400x10, maybe even higher :O
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Ivy Bridge i5 @ 3.8ghz Asrock Z77 Pro3 EVGA GTX 770 w/ ACX Cooler G. Skill Sniper 16GB DDR3 1866 
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90GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD + 2TB HGST Deskstar 7K4000 Samsung 24x DVD RW Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 10 x64 
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Samsung 226BW Logitech K360 Antec True Power Trio 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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Ivy Bridge i5 @ 3.8ghz Asrock Z77 Pro3 EVGA GTX 770 w/ ACX Cooler G. Skill Sniper 16GB DDR3 1866 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
90GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD + 2TB HGST Deskstar 7K4000 Samsung 24x DVD RW Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 10 x64 
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Samsung 226BW Logitech K360 Antec True Power Trio 550W Antec 300 Illusion 
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post #14 of 14
I'd go for the Q6700 If your OCing, if running stock for Q9450
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