Originally Posted by Odin Eidolon
may get one, or a 8600 if it lowers the price! wanna get at least 4,5gigz 24/7!
Speaking from experience, the higher end chips dont overclock as well(i.e. QX9650 overclocks better then QX9770) I've taken my E8500 up to 4.5ghz stable but I run a quad. I'd get a E8400 or E8500 and splurge on cooling and mobo, and a PSU and 4.5ghz 24/7 is possible with a few hours of tweaking.