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    What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Just wondering which cpu is best for gaming rig at the moment presuming your going to overclock.

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    I was stuck in the same situation as you a while ago, but seriously, GET THE Q6600!!!!!!
    It is awesome, 4 cores!!!!
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    if you are considering the Q6600, seems money is not a problem...go for it

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Q6600 (G0, ideally ) for the win.....
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    The Q6600 seems to be the cpu of choice at the moment, i mean who doesn't wan't 4 cores? If you want to save £50 then get the E6750, perfectlly capable of running all and any games, gpu performace is by far the biggest limiting factor at the moment.

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    The cost difference, combined with a plethora of up-coming games being very multi-threaded, means the Q6600 is starting to shine for gamers
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Q6600 + a trivial to perform overclock of 25% to 3GHz. Then you'll have the equivalent of the fastest intel chip on the market. Not bad for ~£160!

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz View Post
    Q6600 + a trivial to perform overclock of 25% to 3GHz. Then you'll have the equivalent of the fastest intel chip on the market. Not bad for ~£160!

    Amen!!!

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    The cost difference, combined with a plethora of up-coming games being very multi-threaded, means the Q6600 is starting to shine for gamers
    QFT, atm the Q6600 is where the smart money is in priceerformance.
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    I would deifntley go for the Q6600

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    Yeah good choice atm....
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Quote Originally Posted by rob4001 View Post
    Just wondering which cpu is best for gaming rig at the moment presuming your going to overclock.

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    Just played Unreal Tournament 3 demo, runs perfect on my Q6600 @ 3.0ghz. Aswell as other games like Bioshock and Lost Planet.

    Q6600 for sure!
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    another vote for q6600 here

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    right now for the price, the q6600 cant be beat! they also overclock GREAT! Get the G0 stepping and go!

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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    Quote Originally Posted by masscrazy View Post
    Just played Unreal Tournament 3 demo, runs perfect on my Q6600 @ 3.0ghz. Aswell as other games like Bioshock and Lost Planet.

    Q6600 for sure!
    UT3 runs perfect on my humble E6320, it isn't as resource hungry as I expected. Bioshock and World in Conflict seem to strain it more though. So a Q6600 would sort that out.
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    Re: What cpu for gaming E6750, E6850 or Q6600

    bioshock runs really nicely on my e6300 overclocked to 2.8ghz

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