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    Best 65nm Processor

    Whats the best one I could get for around 70 Pounds or if anyone has one for around that money that would sell on here to me?

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Either a top end C2D E6850, or possibly a Q6600 i would guess.
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Easily a E6750 for about £50 to £60, the "buy it nows" on eBay for E6850s and Q6600s tend to be closer to £90, but you may have luck via bidding.

    What sort of time frame are you looking at?

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Sorry I forgot to mention it had to be a Core 2 Duo (motherboard limitations) saving me opening up another thread if anyone has a spare C2D with is 65nm and Is worth around 60-70 pounds I would be very greatful.
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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltrail View Post
    Easily a E6750 for about £50 to £60, the "buy it nows" on eBay for E6850s and Q6600s tend to be closer to £90, but you may have luck via bidding.

    What sort of time frame are you looking at?
    Well the chip I baught off scan I think is not compatable with my motherboard so I want to sell it on here then buy one which is 65Nm so within the next couple of days.
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Which one did you get off Scan? I may be up for a swap if 45nm
    Last edited by Skulltrail; 09-06-2010 at 10:32 AM.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltrail View Post
    Which one did you get off Scan? I may be up for a swap if 45nm
    Its a brand new E6700 ( launched in april I think )
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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Watfordude, your PM box is full - If you search for the exact model number of your board on MSI's website I'm sure it will come up with a list if updates - or post the number here.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
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    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    Watfordude, your PM box is full - If you search for the exact model number of your board on MSI's website I'm sure it will come up with a list if updates - or post the number here.
    Ok thanks I will give that a shot when I get home, is it the BIOS that is the restriction between 65 and 45?
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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    watforddude, thanks for the PM but as Terbinator says your PM box is full so will reply here:

    Thanks for the info! I need to do a bit of research to see if the BIOS for a Dell Vostro 400 will support it - It definitely does E8xxx but not sure about the Pentiums. I'll get back to you in an hour or so.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by watforddude View Post
    Ok thanks I will give that a shot when I get home, is it the BIOS that is the restriction between 65 and 45?
    To the best of my knowledge, yes, if the board supported the original 65nm Core 2's. But if you find the exact model on MSI's website then you will definitely know.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Ahem, if it's of any interest I've got an E4300 for sale at the moment...

    It runs very happily at 3.2Ghz
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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    Ahem, if it's of any interest I've got an E4300 for sale at the moment...

    It runs very happily at 3.2Ghz
    I'm looking for something a bit more powerful and a big big upgrade from my celeron duel core E1400, but if nothing comes up i will deffo get back to you
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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    A secondhand Q6600 or Q6700 quad core would be a good upgrade but I would not overclock them on your motherboard as they have a higher TDP than an E1400.

    OTH, you will need to check if your motherboard supports them.


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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltrail View Post
    Which one did you get off Scan? I may be up for a swap if 45nm
    No swapsies here or in the FS forum chaps - especially as you don't have access to the FS forum yet.

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    Re: Best 65nm Processor

    watforddude, doesn't look like it will be compatible, and as dave87 says...

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

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