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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
yeah, B3 has been out of the loop for a while... since late spring i believe?
Longer than that, and it's probably why the whole "two revisions" thing has been confusing me. B3 has been on it's way out as of November, 2007... by 1/1 this year, almost all of the B3 stock had been flushed from most major vendors...

But yes, the G0 stepping should be defacto by this point... right?
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post #12 of 17
Good Luck.

Even though i heard the newer G0's dont overclock as well as the older G0's 0_0
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by hoth17 View Post
Not to kill the mood, but the newer q6600 do not oc as well as some of the older ones. Still great cpu's but you may not get to 3.6 Ghz. You may, but don't count on it.
but, most of the ones selling in our very own for sale forum are proven very good overclockers
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post #14 of 17
your better off looking through the for sale section of the forum for a proven overclocker than buying one retail, will get a better deal too.
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post #15 of 17
I agree with Papa. If you want to be sure you get a good oc'er go to the for sale section.

You are right that most of the ones being sold used are proven good oc'ers. but that is because the seller has had it for a while, so it is an older G0.
post #16 of 17
http://www.overclock.net/sale/425649...full-high.html

he has a q6600 listed, you could PM him for info on it. doesn't seem to be listed.
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post #17 of 17
Since you live in Panama, which is a much smaller market, there's a fairly good chance that there will be older Q6600 G0's in the supply chain there (e.g. just sitting on the store shelf unsold). These will overclock better than the newest Q6600 G0s.
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