Overclocking: Dual- vs. Quad-Core CPUs

Performance Winner - Q6600 Provides 5.3% More Performance

Comparing the E6750 and the Q6600 at default clock speeds, we see the quad-core CPU outperform its sibling by an average of 3.8% across our benchmark suite.

When both CPUs are overclocked to their limit, the quad-core extends its lead to 5.3%.

Since more and more applications are being released with quad-core and multi-core support, the Core 2 Quad Q6600 comes out as the winner in our benchmarks.

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