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"If you just game", my needs are mostly for gamin but still I'm usin other programs besides..

I'll upgrade it max more 1.5year, I rly dunno what should I take

There is softwares out there that uses the four cores? for Vista 64bit?
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E8400 @ 4ghz is going to be a good choice for the next year or so....after that the Q6600 is no better since its so old and slow....its already 2 years old
    
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E8400 @ 4ghz is going to be a good choice for the next year or so....after that the Q6600 is no better since its so old and slow....its already 2 years old
Which cpu cooler ur using? lolz It's water?
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Yeah, water. Pretty much any E8xxx chip is guaranteed 4ghz on air though with a decent cooler.
    
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What's the best E8500 stepping? if theres any ..
I've seen only E8500 (ES) A E0..
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Don't buy ES chips..... just look for retail E0 steppings.
    
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post #47 of 52
The Q6600 is just as fast in games, costs the same, but is obviously going to be alot faster in multithreaded apps.
    
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post #48 of 52
Q6600 is slower in 99% of the games out there.
    
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Q6600 is slower in 99% of the games out there.
so wrong
    
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post #50 of 52
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slower than the E8500?

I'd like to see some benchmarks if you could gimme a link.
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