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 Intel core 2 quad q8400 overheating!! - Forum HD6870 for Core2 Quad Q8400? - Forum How much power would i need for Core 2 Quad Q8400? - Forum Which video card w/OC best for Core 2 Quad Q8400? - Forum Exact voltage for core 2 quad q8400 overclock to 3 8 GHZ - 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 SolvedIntel Quad 2 66Ghz CPU Core i7 and Intel Core 2 Quad 2 66 Ghz Q8400 difference Forum SolvedCore 2 duo E5200 or core 2 quad Q8400 Forum core 2 quad q9300 vs core 2 quad q8400? Forum Amd Fx 6100 Bulldozer good replacement for Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 3.00ghz? Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 upgrade? Forum Overclocking the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66Ghz Forum Can i run GTA 4 with INTEL CORE 2 QUAD Q8400 AT 2 66 GHz Forum Ipibl-lb (benicia) motherboard bios intel core 2 quad q8400 Forum Adding an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 to a MB that has an FSB of 1066 Forum Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Socket 775 motherboard and memory advise Forum Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Socket 775 motherboard and memory advise Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 Bottleneck GTX 460 SLI Forum Core 2 quad q8400 vs phenom x4 945 Forum Ecs gf7050vt-m5 and intel core 2 quad q8400 Forum Forum Core i5-750 - 2 66GHz compare Core 2 Quad Q8400 - 2 66GHz Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !