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Old 12-14-2006, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Knowing that the X6800 is much better will i notice much of a difference going from the e6600 to the x6800. I do not plan on overclocking anytime soon untill i upgrade my colling to water. So should i just stick with the e6600 and wait or is it worth it to invest in the x6800?
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Old 12-14-2006, 06:01 PM   #2 (permalink)

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There will be a difference but it won't be that noticable. The e6600 is fine.
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Old 12-14-2006, 06:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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There is a difference between the E6600 and the X6800, but that difference sure isn't worth almost 700 dollars more.

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Yea get the e6600. Then just overclock it.
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If you got the cash and you want the braggin' rights, go for the x6800.

The e6600 is no slacker either.

It really comes down to personal prefference. You won't see a huge difference in performance.
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get the x6800....go BIG or go HOME right??!!??! lol

besides we want you to get the x6800 so you can post benchmarks and we can be jealous!
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ya.. ifi t were me... and i had the money, i would go x6800.. but that is only because i am a HUGE overclocker... and a stupid crazy person... soo, if your like me.. then go for it
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ya.. ifi t were me... and i had the money, i would go x6800.. but that is only because i am a HUGE overclocker... and a stupid crazy person... soo, if your like me.. then go for it
I've seen some of your posts and know you like to overclock, but why is your E6600 at 3.0ghz?
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E6600 can overclock way past the X6800
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I've seen some of your posts and know you like to overclock, but why is your E6600 at 3.0ghz?
maybe thats just what he likes to run it at when he doesn't need it?
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