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Old 11-29-2007, 08:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This might have been discussed before, but...

Q6600 VS E6700 for pure gaming applications. I would probably try to OC a bit.

Note that the 6700 is ~$100 cheaper than the quadcore, more bang for buck? I don't know.

Or should I spend the same as a Q6600 on a E6850? Or push a little more than the 6700 and get a 6750? Opinions? Comments?
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Old 11-29-2007, 09:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I would get Q6600 because it is more future proof

In some games that can utilize 4 cores such as UT3, Q6600 outperfroms E6750

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Your going to OC anyways so even if didn't take advantage of the extra two cores, you'll still have the same clock speeds. Q6600 ftw
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IF you can wait get the new 45nm chips coming out in Jan for a TRUE quad core, if not, gofor the q6600 ftw
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4 brains is better then 2 is what my mumma used to tell me

i think a quadcore will last us nicely till Nehalem comes out, and even beyond.
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The 45nm cpus from intel are NOT true quad cores. They are still going to be a dual dual core. Nehalem is the first true quad from intel.
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dont really matter if its native or not, a C2Q is beating a True Quad AMD isnt it? and you say Penryn is still C2Q?
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Ya, nehalem will be the first native quad core. But yorkfield is gonna be hawt once it releases.
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dont really matter if its native or not, a C2Q is beating a True Quad AMD isnt it? and you say Penryn is still C2Q?
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ok now that i got that out of my system........


e6700 is priced that high to fool n00bs who don't know about q6600's being so cheap.. thats my opinion...
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Meh, penryn is still right. Its what its codename was before they ever announced the different specs.
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