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Old 02-04-09, 12:33 AM   #22
methimpikehoses
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Default Re: CPU scaling with GeForce 295 GTX

Well from my own experience testing last weekend, the Q9650 is substantially faster at 3.8-4.0ghz than a Q6600 at 3.6ghz, for whatever that's worth. Basically, a decent-high OC for each chip for use on air, and you will get noticeably better performance on the Q9650, at least with a dual-GPU chip.

That was my thought in getting a Q9650, to see if it could get more out of the GTX 295, which it did. But since my mobo isn't up to the challenge (I think I would need a P45 or a X48), I'll wait for a good deal on an i7 setup.

Fast CPU is FTW on a dual GPU setup fo sho.
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