Core 2 Quad Q6600 or Core 2 Duo E8500 Tags: CPUs Core Processors Quad 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove spuddyt September 29, 2008 9:17:11 PM what do you want the computer for? | Report abuse amir4pro September 29, 2008 9:22:18 PM simple games nothing near crysis | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Core 2 Quad Q6600 or Core 2 Duo E8500> Related ressources: ForumIntel Quad Q6600 Vs. Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 - Electricity Bill ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E8400 (45nm) OR Intel core 2 quad q6600 ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E6850 OR Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 ? ForumCore 2 Duo E8500 vs Phenom 9950 BE ForumAsus P5B Delux compatible with Core 2 Duo E8500 ?? Forum3.16 GHZ E8500 Dual vs 2 .4 GHZ Q6600 Quad ? ForumCore 2 Duo E8500 vs Core 2 Quad 9550 ForumIntel C 2Duo E8500 or Q6600 ForumChanging Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 to Intel Core Quad ..But which one? ForumCore2 Duo , Q6600 , or Phenom 9950 BE ? ForumCore 2 duo vs Quad Core Help Please ForumE8500 Duo Core or Q9550 Quad with Gigabyte EP45-UD3P ForumCore 2 duo E8500 @3.6ghz to AMD FX-4100 @3.60Ghz good? ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale OC? ForumCore 2 Duo E4400 to Core 2 Quad Q6600 worth it for gaming? ForumQuad core Q6600 2 .4Ghz or Core 2 duo e8400 3.00Ghz ForumCore 2 Duo E8600 OR Quad Q6600 ???? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWould a q6600 run great with a 9800 gtx? Forum4 Ghz Core i7 920 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !