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Hi, I need some advice on a CPU


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Squir3l

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Hi everybody, great forum you have here. I know a little bit about this, but I'm not sure which is a better deal:

Intel Quad Core Q6600 2.4GHz, 1066FSB, 8MB Cache on a new PC with 256MB ATI Radeon 3650 for $575
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 2.33GHz, 1333FSB, 4MB Cache on a used PC with BluRay Player for $400

Can someone with more expertise please help me decide?
Thanks in advance
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Neil Jones

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A more interesting question to ask is what do you want to do with the computer.

Are you seriously interested in Blue Ray considering the media alone costs an arm and a leg?
Do you game?
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Karloskar

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A quad-core at 2.4GHz is nearly always going to outperform a dual-core at 2.33GHz.

What else comes with the used PC? What else comes with the quad-core bundle?
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