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Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU
07/20/13 03:52 PM


> Motherboard will support either...looking to bump the performance of newer games so
> your thoughts on the performance of the E8600 Core 2 at 3.3Ghz vice the Q9550 quad at
> 2.83Ghz for running Mame..especially the likes of California Speed, Off Road or
> CarnEvil. Thanks.
>
> Steve

The E8600 is going to have a slight edge in single threaded applications and a huge edge in power efficiency. Multi-threaded ops and pretty much everything else goes to the Q9550.

The E8600 would probably be the slightly better choice for a MAME rig IMO, but I'd go with the Q9550.







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* Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU Chappie 07/20/13 02:58 PM
. * Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU italieAdministrator  07/20/13 03:52 PM
. * Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU Chappie  07/20/13 04:50 PM
. * Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU Chappie  07/30/13 12:32 PM
. * Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU yoeddy  08/04/13 06:52 AM
. * Re: Thoughts? E8600 or Q9550 CPU Chappie  08/16/13 12:39 PM

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