Re: New Build For 1000-1300
The Q6600 is the way to go right now if you're not overclocking. Read up on it. If you are going to overclock, the similarly priced Core 2 Duos are better, just because a decent overclock will dramatically increase speeds.
The fact that he's using CAD just pushes him more in the direction of a Core 2 Quad.
C2D E6600 | 4GB DDR2-800 | 9800GTX+ | Asus P5B-E | 150GB Raptor | 320GB 7200.10 | 750W Xigmatek PSU