Core 2 Quad Q6600 or Core 2 Duo E8500 Tags: CPUs Core Processors Quad Product Last response: September 29, 2008 9:31 PM in CPUs Share amir4pro September 29, 2008 9:04:57 PM Hi, which processor should i go with Q6600 or E8500 theyr both the same price on new egg. Im not plannin to overclock or anything like that. Also what is manufacturing tech (on cpu specs) and wats the difference between 45nm and 65nm? More about : core quad q6600 core duo e8500 spuddyt September 29, 2008 9:17:11 PM what do you want the computer for? amir4pro September 29, 2008 9:22:18 PM simple games nothing near crysis Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jthorn September 29, 2008 9:31:09 PM Toss-up. Quad might be more future proof. Until applications arrive that utilize multi-cores a fast dual core will perform best. Today you still see a lot of people buy the E8500 and overclock it to play demanding games. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel Quad Q6600 Vs. Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 - Electricity Bill Forum Core2 quad 9550 vs core2duo e8500 Forum Core 2 Duo E8500 vs Core 2 Quad 9550 Forum SolvedIs it worth it to swap a core2duo e8400 for a core2quad q6600 Forum E6400 C2Duo or Q6600 Core 2 Quad and Cooling Forum Core 2 Duo E4400 to Core 2 Quad Q6600 worth it for gaming? Forum Quad core Q6600 2.4Ghz or Core 2 duo e8400 3.00Ghz Forum Core 2 Duo E8400 or Core 2 Quad Q6600? Forum Core 2 Duo E8600 OR Quad Q6600???? Forum ASUS P5ND2-SLI good with Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or Quad Q6600? Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (45nm) OR Intel core 2 quad q6600 Forum Core 2 Duo Quad Q6600 regular vs. SLACR version Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 or Quad Q6600? Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 OR Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 ? Forum Solvedintel core 2 duo e8500 for bf3 Forum SolvedIntel core2duo e8500 for gaming Forum SolvedWhats max GPU for non OC and OC core 2 duo E8500 usable on near future on a i7? Forum Solvedgeforce gts450 @ radeon hd 7750 for core2duo e8500 3.16?? Forum can radeon hd 1gb 7750 ddr5 + core2duo e8500 + 4gb ram can play bf4 , cod ghosts at high or ultra at 30-35 fps ? Forum Will a core 2 duo e8500 bottleneck the gtx 760? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !