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What do you think? kepp q6600 with vid of 1.3 or trade for a e8500 or e8400 or q9450? I know i would have to give money for some better ones. I can get 3.6 on the q6600, but i want more. What do you recommend?

Any other processors (not extremes, unless good price) you recommend?

See this thread for my settings:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...-possible.html

Thanks.
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more than 3.6? get E8xxx and clock it to 4Ghz,.. still, i prefer more cores.. Q9450? need alot luck to get 4Ghz, 3.6 is acceptable, but more or less the same with ur current,.. stick with it, 3.6 at 1.4v is very nice... or get Q9650/Q9770


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Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
What do you think? kepp q6600 with vid of 1.3 or trade for a e8500 or e8400 or q9450? I know i would have to give money for some better ones. I can get 3.6 on the q6600, but i want more. What do you recommend?

Any other processors (not extremes, unless good price) you recommend?

See this thread for my settings:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...-possible.html

Thanks.
Lol no point man your just wasting your money

Stick with the Q6600. Its a very good CPU and still the best CPU in terms of price vs performance.

No reason to go to a dual core and the Q9450 probably wont even reach 3.6ghz
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more than 3.6? get E8xxx and clock it to 4Ghz,.. still, i prefer more cores.. Q9450? need alot luck to get 4Ghz, 3.6 is acceptable, but more or less the same with ur current,.. stick with it, 3.6 at 1.4v is very nice... or get Q9650/Q9770


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that is what i thought. i want to try to get 4.0 ion my q6600, but i do not know what else to do to get there.
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Lol no point man your just wasting your money

Stick with the Q6600. Its a very good CPU and still the best CPU in terms of price vs performance.

No reason to go to a dual core and the Q9450 probably wont even reach 3.6ghz
that is what i have seen of the 9450. I love the q6600 as it is, but i wasn't sure if i could do better in the same price range.
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Phase, TEC, or water cooling.
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Im waiting for the Q9650 to be released
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post #8 of 10
If your q6600 hits 3.6, KEEP IT! The only chip that really even has a chance of being better by any kind of margin is a QX9650. And... well if you have that kind of cash, go for it I guess! But I'd keep the q6600.
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Phase, TEC, or water cooling.
what? i have TEC's on it now, and am getting water cooling this week.
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
Im waiting for the Q9650 to be released
exactly.
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