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Old 10-16-2006, 12:32 AM   #1
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Company is buying me a puter to develop graphics and animation. WHICH PROCESSOR IS THE MACK DADDY RIGHT NOW?!
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Old 10-16-2006, 12:37 AM   #2
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Intel Core Duo series. The Core 2 Duo is the latest and anything from the E6600 and up are good. Quad cores are coming out very soon, so that will be exciting.
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yep, go for core 2 duo.
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core duo extreme would be the best choice for anything multimedia
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Save yourself 400 bucks and get the Core2 E6600, as this puppy can be overclocked to 4GHz on air!
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Old 11-02-2006, 05:56 PM   #6
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Company is buying me a puter to develop graphics and animation. WHICH PROCESSOR IS THE MACK DADDY RIGHT NOW?!
X6800 Core2Duo

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Default Re: Which processor to get?

I too am getting a new processor, but I'm fairly new when it comes to picking out the actual processor and mobo. I have the option of getting a 6300 Core2 Duo -- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005 with a comparable mobo for around 220. A friend got a deal through bestbuy and so he's reselling it to me. What I want to know is whether that is a good deal, not based on price, but quality...or should I go with AMD? I mostly game, write papers for college and do some video/music editing. I am currently running a 2.8ghz P4 with 1.5 gigs of ram, and still having slowdown during some multi-tasking.
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Old 12-22-2006, 06:05 PM   #8
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Me make e6700 run faster then X6800 Core2Duo and less money
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Old 12-22-2006, 07:06 PM   #9
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Intel Core Duo series. The Core 2 Duo is the latest and anything from the E6600 and up are good. Quad cores are coming out very soon, so that will be exciting.
Quad cores are already out...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115011
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Old 12-22-2006, 08:12 PM   #10
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I just installed three since they came out,What you are looking at is,Core 2 speed going back to D series heat,there is no change in speed compared to the regular core 2's.these run hot.so less advantage for over clocking high.if you want extreme speed and oc happy ,Stay with the regular core 2 processors.e63,e64,66,e67,Oh I forgot to add so people know,That the core 2's run much faster in some programs,and gaming can lead to an other speed issue.
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