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Old May 12, 2009, 10:10 PM
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I have the following

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QX6850

Curious which 3 I should be keeping for gaming/folding etc...
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Old May 12, 2009, 10:12 PM
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E8400 for gaming, Qx for folding or gaming, and the Q6600. the AMD phenom Is are garbage.
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Old May 12, 2009, 11:31 PM
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heh, yeah use the phenom's as hand-me-down builds for friend/family machines. VMware a couple cores for folding while your relatives are surfing the interwebs on the remaining two. ;)
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what's folding exactly?

you mean folding at home where computers are used to find cures for diseases?
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Old May 25, 2009, 07:56 PM
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Yes thats what they were doing :)
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Keep the Intel stuff, ditch the AMD stuff.

If your looking at making profits, then I'd sell the QX6850. The AMDs aren't really worth selling IMO since you won't get much money and I don't think many people would want them either.
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My first step would be to get rid of the 9850 and the 9950. The Phenom I cpu wasn't very good, those are weakest items on your list.
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My first step would be to get rid of the 9850 and the 9950. The Phenom I cpu wasn't very good, those are weakest items on your list.

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Old May 29, 2009, 08:53 AM
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Done and thanks for your help guys.

I need to see if someone wants that QX6850 lol I heard I might be better off with a Q9550 is this true?
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