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Which is better? Q6700 or QX6850?

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Ok Intel has this promotion where I can get the qx6850 for 239.99+ tax. I already have a Q6700. My mother wants me to build her a Tower and I was wonderin Should I get the QX6850 for my self and give her the Q6700, OR should I just buy her a simple core 2 duo?

She isn't going to do nothing special but go on the net, but the fact that a QX6850 is only 240 where on newegg its a grand and change is very enticing.

What should I do? I have the money to buy it. Don't care about die size.

I am getting a maximus formula II and an unlocked multiplier would be swell.
    
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QX6850 for $239+tax? What a deal. You should get one.
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QX6850 for $239+tax?
Did you just post outside the news section!?
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What promotion is this?
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QX6850 for $239+tax?
Yeah...how is this possible? I want one for that price!
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post #6 of 14
Make sure you get a new cooler as well.
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post #8 of 14
Its a good price, BUT does your mum really need a quad core? Do you really need unlocked multi's? Could you spend that money on a better upgrade for yourself and a cheap duo for your mum?
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Did you just post outside the news section!?
Yes. I just did.
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That QX6850 is a steal

get it
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