Closed E6600 vs X6800 Tags: CPUs Performance Last response: December 17, 2011 4:27 PM in CPUs Share verdugo December 17, 2011 2:40:25 PM I'm considering upgrading the cpu on an old p965 mb and was wondering how much of a performance increase I will see by swapping an E6600 for an X6800. Thanks in advance. More about : e6600 x6800 xtreme5 a b à CPUs December 17, 2011 3:12:01 PM hence x6800 is quad-core so your performance should be better half of an e6600. verdugo December 17, 2011 3:20:04 PM The X6800 is not a quad core. The QX6800 is. For the QX I would need to update the bios though. Related resources Extreme ED-965 or Core 2 Extreme X6800 - Forum x6800 vs pentium extreme edition 955 - Forum QX6700 Quad core vs Dual Core 2 Extreme Edition X6800 - Forum just wondering what other people think? X6800 or Q6600? - Forum X6800 better for gaming then the QX6700 + No Prices Drops? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xtreme5 a b à CPUs December 17, 2011 4:05:52 PM ohhh i'm sorry i thought that is QX version sorry. x6800 is better than e6600 because core 2 exreme are advancer than core 2 duo. verdugo December 17, 2011 4:10:03 PM Btw, this a gaming machine and internet browsing. I'm keeping an eye on ebay for a cheap one. Best solution xtreme5 a b à CPUs December 17, 2011 4:15:35 PM if those two are your options then get x6800. verdugo December 17, 2011 4:20:30 PM Best answer selected by Verdugo. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUser experience of Conroe X6800 on P5B Forume2160 vs e6600 ForumHelp on decision please (E6320 vs E6420 vs E6600 ) ForumIntel Conroe E6700 VS E6600 >>> ForumE6600 vs E6300+ 19 inch widescreen monitor ForumE6600 vs E6400 ForumE6700 Vs . E6600 - Why the pricing Diff? ForumO/C E6600 -> X6800 Spec ? Forumdoes the E6600 oc further than the X6800 ? ForumE6420 vs E6600 vs E6700 - Newbie need help! Forume6850 vs e6600 ForumE6600 vs E6700 What are the differences? Forum3060 vs E6600 ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question ForumWhat temperature should be for core 2 due e6320 or e6600 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !