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Poll Results: What 775 Chip do you use?

 
  • 63% (59)
    Quad Core
  • 36% (34)
    Dual Core
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post #11 of 46
Q6600 G0 in my sig rig,
E4500 in my Dell Optiplex server.

voted quad since that's what i use daily.
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post #12 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roweyi7 View Post
Calling all 775 users! Just wanted to make a quick pole, just wanted to see how many people are using dual core's with the 775 socket and which are using quads. Just drop a vote and drop a comment too if you have an opinion.
nice avatar
post #13 of 46
Upgraded from a E6600 to a Q8400 and it makes a good difference!!
post #14 of 46
Q9550 love my Quad.

I have an E7200 as backup though.
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post #15 of 46
i dumbed 775 like 2 years ago, but only thing i had on it was a Q6600 quad
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post #16 of 46
I voted for my home PC, it has a Xeon E3110 dual-core in it. My work PC, also LGA775, has a Q6600.
post #17 of 46
I have a Quad and a Dual

........ that should be a option
post #18 of 46
I have both, but the Quad is my main rig. Q6700 and E6600. Voted Quad.
    
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post #19 of 46
Running an E6600. Quad was not out when I built my rig 5 years ago.
     
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post #20 of 46
E8500 and Q9550 should overclock very similarly on a good P45 board. 4Ghz (for quad) vs 4.1-4.2Ghz.

The only worthwhile dual core is the E8600. I remember those suckers get to 4.4-4.6Ghz. Otherwise, get a good Q95 or Q9650 and OC it to 4Ghz. The Q9650 may be able to get 4.2Ghz provided you got a good chip. If a program uses more than two cores, then you're probably getting more speed than an extra 100-500Mhz could get you with a dual core, depending on which dual core you would of gotten.

Voted for a quad.
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