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if i got a q6600 or e8400\\8500 can clock the :turd: out of it or better cooling for my gtx's (80c now) and try to oc them more at 1700 shader they dont work and im at 1650 now and getting 9260 PPD
    
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Q6600 would probably be better you can run an instance of SMP (about 1700-2000 PPD) while keeping more strain off your GPUs.

My vote is Q.
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what PPD do you get on your e6600?
i get about 1200-1400 PPD on my q6600 at stock,
oc'ed (3ghz) its about 1500-1700
all depending on the WU.
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The best money spent would be getting a Q6600 and a TRUE, and clocking that to the 3Ghz range.

If you do OC folding cards, don't bother with the memory, concentrate on the shader clocks.
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what PPD do you get on your e6600?
i get about 1200-1400 PPD on my q6600 at stock,
oc'ed (3ghz) its about 1500-1700
all depending on the WU.
none i dont fold on my cpu just my 2 gtx's


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The best money spent would be getting a Q6600 and a TRUE, and clocking that to the 3Ghz range.

If you do OC folding cards, don't bother with the memory, concentrate on the shader clocks.
core and mem are stock shader is clocked to 1650 there abouts
    
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