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post #11 of 17
Get a quad core (Q6600 or Q6700), unless you're looking to save money. In almost any situation where it makes a difference, the quad will be faster than any dual.
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post #12 of 17
id say for 194 bucks, an E8400 would be a great deal. from what i heard, its a killer overclocker too.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037

also if you dont mind spending a little bit more, a Q6600 is a great pick. i can personally recommend this cpu, it does wonders on anything i throw at it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115017
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post #13 of 17
Q6600, its $215 though on newegg. look around, $200 may be possible.

or e8400
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post #14 of 17
E8400. You can break 4GHz on stock HSF if you have a decent chip..and on water 5GHz is possible.
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This is an AMD thread.
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post #16 of 17
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Haha, well i guess im getting a intel.
Thanks guys!

Now im down to the E8400 Wolfdale or the Q6600
post #17 of 17
lazy boy, save sum $ and buy a 5000be and overclock the *ell out of it!
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