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i need to choose between Q6700 $324.99 CAD or Q9400 $357.99 CAD..., can you help me choose
    
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Q9400 methinks... 45nm + 1333fsb ftw. Why go 65nm and 1066?
Edited by VCheeZ - 12/19/08 at 4:31pm
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I will pick Q6700
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For that bit more money, I'd go Q9400!
 
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post #5 of 50
simple. If you overclock, get the q6700. If you dont, get the q9400.
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or you could find an old Q6600, they're being cut, OC really well, basically all B1s are gone, and they're a great chip. Plus if u ever RMA it after theyy've stopped production, u shud get upgraded...

http://www.directcanada.com/products...ufacture=INTEL
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That's a ripoff price for a Q6700. Of course so is the Q9400 price...
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lol error10, welcome to Canada but really aren't UK prices insane? with VAT etc?
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
lol error10, welcome to Canada but really aren't UK prices insane? with VAT etc?
Yeah, but you've got GST/RST. So you lose either way.

I could probably make a few bucks mailing parts to Canadians at cheaper U.S. prices if I could figure out how to get them past CBSA.
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lol error10, welcome to Canada but really aren't UK prices insane? with VAT etc?
Tell me about it.... we get ripped of to the max on our PC hardware over here...

Ive just bought a GTX260 4 weeks ago for £250, thats getting on for $500
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