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But you have to be careful because the Q6700 can only clock to AT MOST 3.2 GHz.
WHAT?

Mine runs at 3.6 GHz no problem and can go higher.

I say Q6700. Even though I've found that the 10x multi hasn't been that much of a benefit, the chip definitely clocks nice and high on the 9x multi.

The Q9450 is nice, but limited by the 8x multi.
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post #32 of 44
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oh yea u guys win xD I was looking at the core 2 duos xD
that that was released sometime around july or august I believe of 2006
2008-2006=2 years.

where do you get your info from?

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Originally Posted by BiG O View Post
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.
the 10x multiplier is worthless for most modern overclocking boards. as even with a 9x multiplier you wll reach the limit of the CPU itself well before multiplier becomes an issue. it's actually not uncommon at all to have q6700 users using a 9x or even 8x multiplier as they can raise their FSB higher.
Edited by rx7speed - 6/25/08 at 1:08pm
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I just ordered a Q9450... for me, the price difference between the Q6700 was only $25
Edited by KmK - 6/25/08 at 5:08pm
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I just ordered a Q9450... for me, the price difference between the Q6700 was only $25
Good deal, I got mine for $279 from frys, 300 after tax but still, very decent deal.
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I'd be careful with the Q6700's.

I got a very bad overclocker (wit 1.325v) I sold it within days.

But obviously the best way to go is the Q6600 for 200 bucks.
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I'd be careful with the Q6700's.

I got a very bad overclocker (wit 1.325v) I sold it within days.

But obviously the best way to go is the Q6600 for 200 bucks.
q6600 is cheap, old and everybody has it. Just like iPods and stuff. I have an Iriver xD
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But you have to be careful because the Q6700 can only clock to AT MOST 3.2 GHz.
Are you serious? Clearly you haven't seen people posting about their overclocks. People have gone WELL over 3.2.
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But you have to be careful because the Q6700 can only clock to AT MOST 3.2 GHz.
Are you crazy the average stable oc for a Q6600 is 3.6 and for the Q6700 3.8
    
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LOL

Crack me up....I was told earlier my processor couldn't do what it does "Can't go over 3.6". So I was allowed to say a BS statement as well....Sarcasm not working anymore?

Or did I just forget the [sarcasm][/sarcasm] on my post? lol
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