Hello,i want a CPU that cost less than 200 dlls my port is LGA 775 and it takes any 775 CPU i want it for playing new games and running aplications like photoshop, Maya etc.. I had this 4 in mind Core2 Duo E7500 2.93GHz - for 125$ Core 2 Quad Q8300 2.5GHz -for 150$ Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz- for 170$ or Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.66GHz 170$ i hope you guys could guy me in this one because i don't really know the difference between quad core and core duo and whats better for gaming or what not
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I would grab the Q8300 and overclock it to 3.0ghz
A good majority of games are coded for quad core, especially the newer ones and the soon to be released titles, so buying a dual core isn't your best bet.
alright thanks you guys, a quad core would be then are the prices i putted there are good?