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Scroll down on this site to release date.

Here. Says January 2007.
    
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The Q6600 is NOT 3 years old.
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oh yea u guys win xD I was looking at the core 2 duos xD
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Spend you're money on a Q9550. You won't regret it.
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oh yea u guys win xD I was looking at the core 2 duos xD
Core 2 Duos are 2 Years old not 3.
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Core 2 Duos are 2 Years old not 3.
almost 3
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why would a q9550 be better?
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The Q6700 remains the best quad for the money right now in my opinion. It is still the best overclocker with its 10x multiplier. It's up to you of course, especially if you're set on going with a 45nm. But I would definitely consider the Q6700 before plunging into buying the 9450. Good luck with your purchase.
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Best quad for the money will indeed be the Q6700, but from the 45nm procs I'd go for the Q9450 since it's the cheapest with the highest amount of cache (just beware with volting it too much). Don't get a Q9550; €150.- extra for only a .5 higher multi is useless. If you want a faster (stock) one; get the Q9650 when it comes out.
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The Q6700 remains the best quad for the money right now in my opinion. It is still the best overclocker with its 10x multiplier. It's up to you of course, especially if you're set on going with a 45nm. But I would definitely consider the Q6700 before plunging into buying the 9450. Good luck with your purchase.
i'd have to disagree, with q9450 being 50 dollars more, it justifies the price with it being newer 45nm tech, better ocing and more cache for the cache hungry quad-core apps. the quad for the money would be... q6600 with it being at $200 and a good enough x9 multiplier. (my e6550 has a x7 multiplier... lets not get greedy XD )
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