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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    Haha, the blurb describes it as a QX6700
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    With four cores and high scores, the Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor QX6700 is flat out the most extreme desktop processor. It’s the first quad-core CPU on the market specifically built for hardcore enthusiasts who don’t take kindly to compromise. Based on the Core™ Microarchitecture, the Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor QX6700 is a multitasking monster, and the ultimate multimedia engine.
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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    The Q6700 used to be the QX6700 as it was the fastest Quad core CPU out back then, hence being an extreme edition. it was later cut back to the Q6700 when the QX6850 came out.

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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    Just ordered one from Scan

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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    I perhaps should have read the rest of the thread. A Q8400 is about the same price and would probably be a better bet.

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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    Too late now but no doubt it'll be an improvement regardless

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    Re: Looking into a new CPU...

    meh the Q6700 will be fine, ive had my Q6600 @ 4Ghz on air (albeit it idling at 50c :O) I run it at stock now though. Also you shouldnt need to overclock it seen as yours is faster than mine

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