Need Some Advice

Hello, on Thursday i was planning on ordering some upgrades i wanted to get a GTX 295,750watt psu and a new cpu
now he comes were i need the advice im not sure too go quad core or not i plan on doing only gaming. but i don't want a quad and waste it i hear there still not a need for gaming the two cpus i was planning on getting were :
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 or -
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400

some advice on what cpu to go with or a recommended one and some info on quad core gaming would really be helpfull if you need anymore info drop a comment thanks.
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  1. Get the Q9550 and overclock it, the E8400 is a good gaming CPU with normal video cards, but with a GTX 295 you'll want a quadcore.
  2. q9550 will rock.
  3. i5 for the same price as the q9550
  4. obsidian86 said:
    i5 for the same price as the q9550

    Only if he doesn't already have DDR2 RAM and an LGA 775 mobo.
  5. sadly i only have a LGA 775 mobo
  6. q9950 and get an aftermarket cooler =)
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