Thread: E8600 vs E8500
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Old October 10, 2009, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by enaberif View Post
Even the 8600 isn't always that great of a overclocker.

The 8400 was a wicked chip put out by intel and between those 3 the e8400 is still my favorite choice.
Yeah...but like i alluded to, it depends what you're going to do with it....and what mobo/RAM you have. You're much more likely to top out the FSB before finding the "Silicons" actual limit with the E8400, whereas with the E8600(a good one, but that's also necessary w/E8400) the chips limits can be touched...as far as we know. As far as bang/$, the E8400 is hard to beat.
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