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qx6800 vs q6600

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Ok, i have an opportunity to get a qx6800 for about 300.00. Is it a smart upgrade from my q6600? Will this OC better? i am waiting to see what VID and stepping it is. What do you think?

EDIT B3 stepping. Waiting on VID.
Edited by Mmansueto - 6/19/08 at 7:52am
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As far as I know the QX has an unlocked multiplier, so that gives you better overclocking options.
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For Max overclock they will be the same but since the extreme is B3 then you Q6600 is better.
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No, the Q6600 will be better as its G0 and clocks just as well as the 6800.

Also its a B3 so anything upwards of 3.2 you are going to need a sick water cooling set up which you already have.

G0 > B3 is a downgrade... Even if it is an extreme.
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thank you very much you guys. that is what i wanted to hear. +rep
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