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What are your thoughts on the upcoming Q7600 ?

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August 15, 2009 4:34:06 PM

Ok so the title basically covers it.
What are peoples thought on Intels latest release (well its coming anyway) ?
Im wondering if it may be worth OCing one of these instead of getting say a E8400 or even Q8400 ?

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August 15, 2009 5:43:39 PM

Looks like competition ! Intel got tired of AMD owning the budget multi-core market and is going to put a budget 4 core CPU on the market. Good news, although we have to wait for proper benchmarks to see how the nerfed cache will perform.
August 15, 2009 5:46:41 PM

it depends if it's cheaper than the Athlon II x4's, since they have the same specs (except the athlon will probably be clocked higher.)
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August 15, 2009 5:58:24 PM

When is that CPU coming?
August 15, 2009 8:37:55 PM

Hi, i think if some one is building a new pc from the ground up and has a budget of 1k i would recommend then to stay away from any LGA 775 products and invest in i7/i5. if their budget is ~500-600, then an amd or intel lga 775 will be a decent choice. btw i didn't know intel was still releasing the Qxxxx series.
August 21, 2009 3:14:14 AM

The 7600 will not be another 6600 story. Sad
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