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Just upgraded from a:
  • E5200 2.5GHz @ 3.2GHz
  • BFG 8800GT
  • 2GB Patriot PC2-6400
  • Deer 500W
  • Creative Xtreme Audio

To:
  • Q6600 G0
  • EVGA GTX 470
  • Antec True Power New 750W
  • 8GB Patriot Viper PC2-6400
  • Creative Xtreme Audio (remained the same)

Rate my upgrade

What do you guys think?

All my new parts will come in next week.

Jam3s

EDIT: I really can't wait to run 3DMark06 and Vantage on it. I currently get 10,000 in 3DMark06 and P5337 in Vantage
Edited by jam3s - 12/17/10 at 9:39pm
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its gonna be a nice step up, rating wise id go.. roughly 7/10, simple because i wouldve gone i5 xD
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
its gonna be a nice step up, rating wise id go.. roughly 7/10, simple because i wouldve gone i5 xD
Thanks for the rating.

I went for used stuff here on OCN. (GPU, PSU, and CPU) I bought the RAM in store.

It came out to be $480 CAD for everything. $200 For the GTX470, $100 for the Q6600 and $80 For the Antec TPN750W. And of course $100 for the RAM
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Cool upgrade, vantage score should go up a lot. Depending on clocks, you can possibly triple your score.
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Originally Posted by Mikecdm View Post
Cool upgrade, vantage score should go up a lot. Depending on clocks, you can possibly triple your score.
Thanks mike, appreciate it. I really, really can't wait. This was my Christmas gift.

I'm eager to run Vantage and i'll invest in 3DMark11 as well when the time comes.

I also plan to run the Q6600 @ 3.6GHz or higher if possible

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Quote:
Originally Posted by jam3s View Post
Thanks mike, appreciate it. I really, really can't wait. This was my Christmas gift.

I'm eager to run Vantage and i'll invest in 3DMark11 as well when the time comes.

I also plan to run the Q6600 @ 3.6GHz or higher if possible

Jam3s
my xmas gift is more watercooling stuff on the way from everywhere

and the prize in one of the boxes, is a vintage BFG 8800GTS OC w/ stock BFG branded waterblock, cant wait till it gets here so i can buff up the block nice and make it fold xD

oh and FYI patriot vipers are nice, the sector 5 is thier dual channel DDR3 series, and i must say, i got them down to 8-7-8-20 @ stock volts so you should have fun with those sticks
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
my xmas gift is more watercooling stuff on the way from everywhere

and the prize in one of the boxes, is a vintage BFG 8800GTS OC w/ stock BFG branded waterblock, cant wait till it gets here so i can buff up the block nice and make it fold xD
Awesome christmas gift btw

I've folded in the past and I think, if everything goes well ie no problems with hardware, I'm going to fold.

I'm gonna use my 8800GT as physX as well
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I think 3dmark 11 was a waste of $15. I ran it a few times and thought it sucked.

Hope you get a good clocking card. My evga was great, but it took a dump.

Heres to give you an idea of what a Q6600 and 470 can do in vantage. I was merely testing the 470's capabilities, so I didn't try to clock the Q6600 any higher. It also needs a lot less vcore than that. It probably had enough vcore for around 3.7ghz if not more.

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post #9 of 31
Nice, but maybe you could have gotten a Q9550? OCs much higher + 45nm
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post #10 of 31
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I think 3dmark 11 was a waste of $15. I ran it a few times and thought it sucked.

Hope you get a good clocking card. My evga was great, but it took a dump.

Heres to give you an idea of what a Q6600 and 470 can do in vantage. I was merely testing the 470's capabilities, so I didn't try to clock the Q6600 any higher. It also needs a lot less vcore than that. It probably had enough vcore for around 3.7ghz if not more.

Oh man mike that looks amazing. almost 17k in Vantage is unreal in my opinion.

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Originally Posted by Durdle Class A View Post
Nice, but maybe you could have gotten a Q9550? OCs much higher + 45nm
I could've but I decided to buy a used Q6600 instead of a used $180 dollar Q9550, only cost me $100

EDIT: Mike, your GTX470 @ 900+ core? holy crap
Edited by jam3s - 12/17/10 at 9:57pm
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