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post #11 of 17
As others have mentioned, get a quad. I went from a dual to a quad and it's a world of difference.

As long as it's over 2.5ghz you'll be fine.
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post #12 of 17
At least get a Q8300. With it's 7.5 multi you should get 3.2GHz + out of it...
    
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post #13 of 17
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Whats the best price out there for a q8400 for example?

I see $170 @ Newegg, best way to go?
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a Q8400 will be more flexible with it's x8 multi. If your motherboard can make it stable at 450FSB you got yourself 3.6GHz...
    
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post #15 of 17
My flat mate plays on a q6600 stock with 9800gt, will be low graphics but playabout, 40 fps ish
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post #16 of 17
DON'T get a Q8300 for a 750i, that would be your least chance of a good OC.

750i is great for duals, and I have seen some people with decent Q9xxx OCs as well. Q6600 should be handled fine by it but you'll be limited to ~3.6 of course.

What resolution will he be at? ATI 6870 or GTX560 Ti range cards paired with a 3.6 Q6600 or 3.8 Q9xxx and he should be fine for 1680 with FSAA or 1080 with 2x or no FSAA.
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I play BFBC2 with all setting maxed with my Q6600 oc'ed to 3.2, stock OCZ DDR2 1066, HD6950 (modded to HD6970) @ 1920 x 1200 all night long.
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