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Poll Results: Which you like more?

 
  • 10% (1)
    Q9300
  • 90% (9)
    Q6700
  • 0% (0)
    Phenom 9850
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post #1 of 9
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I have in my mind 3 quads to get but I am not sure which to get..

INTEL CORE 2 QUAD CORE Q6700 2.66 GHZ LGA775 - 1066 FSB 219.00 €

INTEL CORE 2 QUAD CORE Q9300 2.50 GHZ LGA775 - 1333 FSB 219.00 €

AMD PHENOM 9850 2.5GHZ QUAD-CORE BLACK EDITION 190.00 €

I really am thinking a lot about 9300 but as it seems 6700 gets better OC and 9850 gets better scores on some sites on memory tests. Anyway can anyone tell me which is better always in their opinion and of course why..
    
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post #2 of 9
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Originally Posted by weltall View Post
I have in my mind 3 quads to get but I am not sure which to get..

INTEL CORE 2 QUAD CORE Q6700 2.66 GHZ LGA775 - 1066 FSB 219.00 €

INTEL CORE 2 QUAD CORE Q9300 2.50 GHZ LGA775 - 1333 FSB 219.00 €

AMD PHENOM 9850 2.5GHZ QUAD-CORE BLACK EDITION 190.00 €

I really am thinking a lot about 9300 but as it seems 6700 gets better OC and 9850 gets better scores on some sites on memory tests. Anyway can anyone tell me which is better always in their opinion and of course why..
Q6700 because 10x multi
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post #3 of 9
Q6700

Better overclocks
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post #4 of 9
I agree with the others. The Q6700 will give better o/c's with the 10 multi.
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post #5 of 9
q6700 for 10x mult, pair it with DFI's x38... 4.0ghz for sure!
post #6 of 9
I'd say go for either Intel core, Q9300 has is a smaller 45nm core which uses less energy and the Q6700 like slickety rickety has a 10x multi allowing for higher overclocks.
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What about if I will not OC them. Why of them is thebest with the stock clocks and settings?
    
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post #8 of 9
Q6700....
 
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by weltall View Post
What about if I will not OC them. Why of them is thebest with the stock clocks and settings?
The Q6700 because it has a higher stock clock.
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