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    E6600 or E6750

    Hi

    I am looking at buying a new processor, which one do you think I should go for? The E6600 or E6750.
    The E6750 is cheaper and has better looking specifications, but from where I have looked the E6600 has better benchmarking results.

    Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks

    Morten

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    tough choice really as they are much the same. The e6600 has more overclocking potential as long as you get a good one.

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    I didn't think the latest batch of E6600's were as good at overclocking but then I think the E6750 are a bit hit and miss too. I guess it also depends on how far you intend to overclock. If only a little then I'd opt for a E6750 since it's cheaper.

    Obviously if buying the E6750 make sure your motherboard supports the new line of processors as well.

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    Does look like the E6750 would be the better choice, unless you have the budget to stretch for the Q6600

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    Go for a Q6600 for £166

    But otherwise get a E6750 for about £125

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    Personally, I'd take the E6750 for the lower cost, higher speed and guaranteed G0 steppings that should give you more thermal leeway.
    Last edited by Rosaline; 30-07-2007 at 12:55 AM.

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    seems a no-brainer to me... the E6750 is a higher clock speed and a lower price - is it not as simple as that?

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    E6600's have a 9x multiplier so they're easier to overclock (E6750's only have an 8x)... although personally I'd still go with an E6750 and just make sure I had some decent memory.

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    Thanks all for the help, seems like the E6750 I will have to go for.

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