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Old 03-03-2007, 04:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Help with Processor

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I'm trying to choose a processor for a new build. Should I get a C2D 775 -- 6300, 6400, 0r 6600 with the overclocking potential of each as a major consideration and also the price.

Also, would anyone recommend waiting for the new C2D processors to be released with twice as much Cache for about the same price. Catch is I would have to wait until April. Thx

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Old 03-03-2007, 04:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the new processors are e6320 and the e6420.

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Old 03-03-2007, 08:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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the e6300 is a great proccessor i own it myself. but if you have the money go for the e6600 for the extra cache.

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Old 03-03-2007, 08:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i agree. the e6300 is good but personally i would aim for the full fledged conroe e6600 unless it is truly out of your price range.
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Old 03-03-2007, 10:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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or the e6320 when it's out and just OC the snot out of it
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Old 03-03-2007, 11:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Get E6600 if you have the money for the 4MB Cache and the Muliplier. Also OC good too, got mine to 3.0Ghz EASY!!

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