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post #11 of 23
Yes, Q9550/Q9650 E0 is a good idea, I've seen alot of hit hit 4GHz + with reasonable voltage
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Running a Q9550 easily at 3.6ghz. Have reached 3.8 and 4.0 but didn't take the time to stabilize it. Eo stepping . That is on my budget board too.
The additional Cache will help you a little bit from the Q9300.

I wouldn't spend more than $100.0 (more like $50.0) though to upgrade, it is not THAT huge of an upgrade.
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post #13 of 23
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[QUOTE=10acjed;12680895]Well if you absolutely must upgrade now, go with the Q9650 (or the Q9550 if you have a good P45 board)

However, I think you should just look into selling your current board/cpu/ram and getting a 2500k, you wont need the H2o setup so you could even sell that.

QUOTE]

Alright, I am going to do the full upgrade, (Choking) but either way --

What about the 2600k? I was going to get the 2600k. Should I do the 2500k?

and does anyone know if the Swiftech MCW30 Chipset block will work on the newer boards?

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post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by joealbergo View Post
Alright, I am going to do the full upgrade, (Choking) but either way --

What about the 2600k? I was going to get the 2600k. Should I do the 2500k?

and does anyone know if the Swiftech MCW30 Chipset block will work on the newer boards?

2600k is better, but only if you have use for multi threading. In games and such the HT is not worth the $100 difference..

You will have to check and see if that will mount on the new board. But honestly you may not even need it.

You will need a new cpu water block, the XSPC Rasa block is good, universal mounting and only cost $50 so its the same as buying a new air cooler..
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post #15 of 23
That is expensive. I personally wouldn't do that sort of update unless I were able to do it for around $100, although preferably less. Save your money for your next build, or even better yet, buy some games to play
     
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post #16 of 23
q9300 @3.6ghz fits to a gtx 580.. re-think that
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A 9550 will be easy on $$ and should be a breeze to 4.0 on your board.
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post #18 of 23
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Alright, so I took the opinions shared and I bought a 2600k with Corsair Vengeance 1866 memory and an ASUS motherboard.

The only problem is I have to wait to order the parts for my waterblocks, so no more water cooling till then, just on air. What's the next move fellas?

Thanks in advance !
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post #19 of 23
I notice alot of people want alot for the Q series CPU's but its not worth it, they got lots of years of use out of it, why expect people to pay a premium for it because the newwegg and co want alot for it. Its like the i7 920's and etc people still want 200 for them, yet you can get a smoking new sandybridge for the same amount that blows that Q's and I7 920's out of the water, while they used it for years and now want top dollar for it again makes no sense, if people didn't pay alot for them then the seller's would have to drop the price of them.

I will Pay for a Q if its around 100-150 depending on what type it is, same with a i7 920's, I don't want to fork out alot for those either sinse the sandy bridge is so cheap compaired to what people want for the old tech. I see it as they try to sell it for high money so they can just do the transfer without forking out extra money, which doesn't seem fair if you think about it, why should the customer pay more for the seller to upgrade to something new and not have them pay a cent while they got years of use out of there CPU's.


Edited by unsurper - 3/11/11 at 9:12pm
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post #20 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by joealbergo View Post
Hey everyone!

I wanted to know what people think of doing an upgrade from a Q9300 OC'ed to 3.11ghz to an Qx9650.

The CPU is going to cost me about $375.00 -
I have a really nice rig and watercooling setup so I didn't want to go outrageous buying new mobo, memory, liquid cooling blocks, etc.

I wanted to flip the chip and that's it -----
I figured if I can boost .60ghz out of the Q9300, I should be able to get the Qx9650 @ 3.6ghz with no problem.

I have a Gigabyte EP45-UD3L mobo w/ 8GB memory and watercooling the CPU/North Bridge and Video.

Let me know what you all think please...
Keep your Q9300. $375.00 is way too much.

That Q9300 is a very nice CPU. Your motherboard has advanced GTL tuning. So you may be able to get 500FSB + out of it. 500FSB x7.5 = 3750MHz...

Or you could look for a used Q9550/Q9650 and go for 4.2GHz +. However, do not pay too much for it. I would say not much more than $200.00...
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