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Ugh... Those are not good Overclockers

I wouldn't grab a used C0 chip to be honest, I'd rather look for a D0 chip or just save enough for a i7 2600k, all of them seem to hit between 4.6 and 5Ghz under air
    
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Ugh... never mind. I'm not buying it after all. He sold it to someone else
    
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That's good for you!

Now go save a bit more so you can buy an i7 2600k Combo, definitely worth the price!
    
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The problem is that I'm not really in position to be wasting way that much money when I'm perfectly happy with my computer. I only considered it because it was a good deal, minimal investment, now it's gone. No matter.


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post #15 of 21
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The problem is that I'm not really in position to be wasting way that much money when I'm perfectly happy with my computer. I only considered it because it was a good deal, minimal investment, now it's gone. No matter.


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Well you've already got quite a nice gaming computer, so I wouldn't be sad at all, a Q9550 is still a damn beast specially @ 4Ghz you will be able to max out any game with that CPU for at least another 2 years.

So yeah, don't be mad, you've got a nice PC
    
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The problem is that I'm not really in position to be wasting way that much money when I'm perfectly happy with my computer. I only considered it because it was a good deal, minimal investment, now it's gone. No matter.


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really seems this worked in your favor, no money spent, is money saved!
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really seems this worked in your favor, no money spent, is money saved!
Yeah but the thought of changing to a more up-to-date platform but so little is bugging me

Also, new offer:

What about a Core i5 750 + P55-UD4 + 8GB DDR3 (all under warranty) for 250 €?
Apparently it overclocks to 4.2Ghz (current settings).
    
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Yeah but the thought of changing to a more up-to-date platform but so little is bugging me

Also, new offer:
What about a Core i5 750 + P55-UD4 + 8GB DDR3 (all under warranty) for 250 €?
No, not worth the extra money, either go Sandy Bridge, or stay with ur Q9550, but honestly going from a Q9550 to an i5 750 is a waste of money in my opinion.
    
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I mean seriously, a Q9550 is still a beast CPU for any game out there, and it will still be a beast CPU for the next 1-2 years for gaming, unless you want to run more than 1 GPU, then I'd jump into Sandy Bridge or wait and see what Bulldozer has to offer
    
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