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There's an auction for one on eBay and the price currently sits at $149 ($140 + $9 S&H). I'm thinking about putting in a $250 max bid. Is it worth it?
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For $150 it's a great buy! $250 is a good stopping point for you though, it's not worth more than 450 in my opinion.
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I think QX6700 is identical to the Q6700..
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The QX6700 has unlocked multipliers and the Q6700 does not. It gives it much more overclocking headroom with a lower FSB.
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post #5 of 24
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Originally Posted by cptjharkness View Post
The QX6700 has unlocked multipliers and the Q6700 does not. It gives it much more overclocking headroom with a lower FSB.
What's the max multiplier on the QX6700? The Q6700 is 10x.

Here is the comparison:
QX6700 http://processorfinder.intel.com/det...px?sSpec=SL9UL
Q6700 http://processorfinder.intel.com/det...px?sSpec=SLACQ

Besides different thermal specs, seems the same to me.
Edited by Rev1 - 6/22/08 at 8:14am
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post #6 of 24
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Originally Posted by cptjharkness View Post
The QX6700 has unlocked multipliers and the Q6700 does not. It gives it much more overclocking headroom with a lower FSB.
Honestly, with a x10 muti you get with the Q6700, there isnt a need IMO for a Qx6700. I can clock 3.8GHz with only a 380 FSB. So my motherboard only needs 1.35v to the NB to run that. With an x9 multi, I need 1.65v to the NB to run at a 423 FSB. So really, the x10 multi is all you really need.

Now if you have an ASUS 680i board, that might be a good reason to go with a CPU that can do an x11 multi.

Quote:
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What's the max multiplier on the QX6700? The Q6700 is 10x.
Typical Extreme Intel CPUs have a 6x - 50x multi range.
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post #7 of 24
I dont think there is a max.
I might have a bid on that CPU myself, Thanks for the tip-off
Edited by cptjharkness - 6/22/08 at 8:23am
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post #8 of 24
The QX6700 is a B3....

AKA.. Microwave.
Edited by The_Rocker - 6/22/08 at 8:19am
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post

Typical Extreme Intel CPUs have a 6x - 50x multi range.
The quick sheet from Intel says Ratio = 10x in the QX6700, same as the Q6700.

As far as I understand, fully unlocked means it goes up to the ranges you said above. However the Q6700 being G0 stepping vs. the QX6700 being B3, they both have 10x multipliers... unless I'm reading things wrong.
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post #10 of 24
How much difference in overclocking is there between a standard Q6700 and the QX6700 then?
Because its a B3 does that make it a bad overclocker like the Q6600 B3's?
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