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hello

ive got a e8400@4.1 stable temps are 68c in price and intelburn

i want to keep my board and ram etc just want to upgrade the cpu.

i put i q6600 in my rig and the temps on a q6600 went out the roof.

what chip can i get that will be as cool as a e8400 and a good upgrade

thanks guys
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Maybe the

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Maybe the Q8400.
are they cool like the e8400? how much more powerful are they. worthy upgrade?
Edited by koooowweeee - 2/23/11 at 6:04am
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Well the temps depend on alot of things like the Heatsink you use, The case you have, The temps of the room you are in.
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Well the temps depend on alot of things like the Heatsink you use, The case you have, The temps of the room you are in.
ye i know all about that. this is my second rig and i dont want to change a thing apart from the cpu, need a little more power
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What temps are you getting with the Q6600? You could try reseating it.
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What temps are you getting with the Q6600? You could try reseating it.

sold it because it was hot. reseated it a few times. temps were 72 @ 3.4

this e8400 its 67@ 4.1

and in benching the q6600 @3.4 was not much better
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