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Old 01-11-2008, 02:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default q6600 compared to the qx9650

So whats the diffrence between the extreme qx9650 and q6600 that makes the qx9650 get to put a $$900 diffrence in price?Dont tell me its only like 15pct more powerful if it is then why even buy it?
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Default Re: q6600 compared to the qx9650

unlocked multiplier!
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higher fsb

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higher overclockability
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Default Re: q6600 compared to the qx9650

all that and most people only buy it for bragging rights. Epeen ftw. if i was livin off daddy's trustfund i'd pick one up to.
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Default Re: q6600 compared to the qx9650

ya pretty much anything w/ an X in it (Being qX6800, X6800) is gonna cost you an arm and a leg.... just because its got an unlocked multiplier

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lol so thats it thx but i think ill save money and keep my Q6600 G0 i wasint sure might of picked 1 up in like 4-5 months and im not rich i work
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well if you feel like going extreme.. there are qx6700 and qx6800 going for 400-500 on ebay.. not too shabby
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Ouh i might just have to get me a qx6700
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Default Re: q6600 compared to the qx9650

ya i was considering one as well.. but i was too impatient to wait for more money and ended up getting a q6600

but you can find plenty of OEM qx6700's unused on ebay for about 415

if anything, wait for the new qx9650's to come out, so the qx6850's drop in price on ebay... definitely be worth it seeing the q6850's came w/ a G0 stepping i think? while the qx6700's are b3
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yea i probaly will wait i was planning on selling my Q6600 g0 on ebay for about 220 i see plenty selling for around that price the b3 wont be a issue if i go extreme i will get a danger den water cooling kit.
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