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Old 12-27-2011, 02:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, here's the Dilemma I am having. I just recently came into possession of a Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz CPU ( was parts of a computer that a friend no longer needed), and I am wondering if I should swap my PC over to that Board.

Currently I am running a AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0GHz(black edition), I am not sure if the swap is worth it so I am asking opinions here.

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The 940 will outperform the Q6600 if both are at stock speeds. Both chips are good overclockers, however, so it would be a contest to see which CPU/mobo combination would win out once the upper limits of each were established.

If these motherboards are out of prebuilts, though, they cannot be overclocked.


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only the intel is out of a prebuilt, so i should stick with what i have then and find another use for the intel. thanks for the response.
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