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Old 03-01-2007, 10:29 PM   #21 (permalink)
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overclock the core 2 duo E6300 or the e6600.


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Old 03-01-2007, 10:56 PM   #22 (permalink)
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OC the 6300 and save money. Goes 3 GHz easy.

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Old 03-01-2007, 11:14 PM   #23 (permalink)
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There's my support!

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Old 03-26-2007, 08:02 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Talking Thanks all!

I just thought I ought to pop in here and say thanks to all for the advice. I decided to go with a C2D 6400, which was the most I could afford, and overclock when I had things running stable.

I have to say, I'm astounded by the improvement in speed from P4 3Ghz- and Windows Vista loads and closes in seconds.

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