Core 2 Quad Q8400 Tags: CPUs Core Processors Quad Last response: May 17, 2009 11:57 PM in CPUs Share UberGenocide May 17, 2009 9:40:32 PM Hi im buying a new processor and wondering will the Core 2 Quad be good for gaming GTA 4 recommends that u have one but wouldnt a duo at a hyper clock be better Thought are MORE THAN WELCOME Thanks More about : core quad q8400 nerrawg May 17, 2009 9:51:38 PM Huge discussion going on about this at the moment - for the time being we probably recommend AMD Phenom II's - but check this thread for more on the Q8400: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261640-28-q8400-stron... UberGenocide May 17, 2009 9:55:21 PM nerrawg said:Huge discussion going on about this at the moment - for the time being we probably recommend AMD Phenom II's - but check this thread for more on the Q8400: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261640-28-q8400-stron... AMD is out of the question(not because i dont like them but because i got a Intel MoBo...sry if i wasnt specific) What would ne one recommend for GTA4 since that seems to be the future for gaming Related resources Core 2 Quad Q8400 upgrade? - Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 Gaming - Forum Can i run GTA 4 with INTEL CORE 2 QUAD Q8400 AT 2 66 GHz - Forum HD6870 for Core2 Quad Q8400 ? - Forum Ipibl-lb (benicia) motherboard bios intel core 2 quad q8400 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer loneninja a c 83 à CPUs May 17, 2009 9:57:05 PM GTA IV is actually one of the only games, maybe even the only, where a slower clocked quad can without a doubt out perform a faster clocked dual core. nerrawg May 17, 2009 9:58:09 PM In that case the Q8400 is great value if you are going to OC it - what CPU do you have now and what are you considering - there are only 3 good value points with Intel below the i7 - The E5200, The E7400 and as of now the Q8400 UberGenocide May 17, 2009 10:30:48 PM Currently i have a Pentium Dual core @ 2.2 GHz nerrawg May 17, 2009 10:34:47 PM Is that an allendale - also do you plan to OC? (its easy if you want to) UberGenocide May 17, 2009 11:57:33 PM yes its an allendale yes i could overclock but at what risk...my RAM is only 667 so limits the OC doesnt it? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] enom-quads Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] enom-quads Forum Core2Quad q8400 overheating ? Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 vs Phenom II X4 955 BE Forum Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Socket 775 motherboard and memory advise Forum How much power would i need for Core 2 Quad Q8400 ? Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 Bottleneck GTX 460 SLI Forum Exact voltage for core 2 quad q8400 overclock to 3 8 GHZ Forum Core 2 quad q8400 vs phenom x4 945 Forum Ecs gf7050vt-m5 and intel core 2 quad q8400 Forum Which video card w/OC best for Core 2 Quad Q8400 ? Forum Intel Quad 2 66Ghz CPU Core i7 and Intel Core 2 Quad 2 66 Ghz Q8400 difference Forum Where can I find a good mechanical keyboard? Forum Why is Core i7 920 better than Phenom 2 955 Forum 1 core 4 core Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !