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Q6600 Vs. Core i7

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  • CPUs
  • Quad
  • Intel i7
  • Compatibility
  • Motherboards
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July 17, 2009 2:57:52 AM

I am upgrading my motherboard, and was wondering whether or not to buy the new i7-compatible boards or simply one that supports my current Q6600 Quad. Would the performance increase be dramatic enough (Q6600->2.66ghz i7 Quad) to warrant spending the extra $250 for the new processor, or should I just keep my current one? Thanks!

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July 17, 2009 3:01:00 AM

Don't get the i7 yet, Intel is making new i7s with different sockets, so if you want to get the i7 wait a few months and cope with ur setup now, or else get a cheap C2Q.