Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz
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3 GHz
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Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz is a high-end Processor based on the 45nm Core micro-architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), clocked at 3.0Hz and 12MB of L2 Cache.
Among its many features, Virtualization is activated.


The processor DOES NOT integrate any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 95W.


It is a powerful processor whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.


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Gslogos's Rig
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Is the gtx 1050 a good match for the q9650 ?

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buddy there will be bottleneck


i will recommend you a core i5 6400

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good match, im pretty sure this quad core can handle it… better getting gtx 770 about same price but much better perfrmance, if u have enough watts for sure…

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Depends on what game you play and what other components you have.
With at least PC2-6400 8GB RAM and some OC, games with high GPU requirements such as Witcher III and ROTTR are fine, while GTAV will be CPU bounded, though still playable.

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Pentium E6500
Geforce G 100 graphic card
4GB DDR3 or 2


Can I run GTA 5?

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no lmao

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lol

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Core 2 quad q9650 3Ghz
Ram 16GB (DDR3 1333Mhz)
Zotac GTX 1050TI OC edition 4GB
Seagate SSHD 2TB
windows 10 x64 Pro


can I ran Tekken 7 ?

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u will run any cuttently availible games on medium/high settings with the system u wrote

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My question is,what is the best gpu for intel core2quad q9650?

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any kind above GTX 750 will fit with the cpu… mayby u will have little bottleneck with 80 series like GTX 780/980 and even though if u overclock it u will have no bottleneck…
but trust me… that cpu is decent in nowadays…

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1050ti

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Core 2 quad q9650 3 ghz
ram 8 gb ddr3
amd radeon hd 6790 1gb xfx edition
did i run battlefield 1

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yep med-low settings 720p with 35/40 FPS :)
my friend got a q9400 and 4 gb ram gt 440 and ran it on low with 30 fps

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Intel Pentium Dual Core E2220 2.4 GHz
3GB RAM (it's DDR2, will be later upgrading to 8GB or maybe 4)
Radeon 4890 2GB (Maybe I'm gonna upgrade it to a GTX 750 Ti)


Would the Core 2 Quad Q9650 be a good pair with the Radeon 4890?

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Get Q9650 Now If You Can Without Any Question!

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I really like this processor, all what is left is upgrading my GPU!!!

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is this compatible with my gpu?

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It doesn't matter if your GPU is weak or not (bottleneck). You can install a Core 2 Quad, even when you have a weak GeForce 210 installed.


However, make sure that the socket (775) and TDP (95W) are supported by your motherboard.

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I have a question. My Cpu's Temperature when idle is top 30 to low 40 but when on youtube on chrome it is about top 50-top 40. Is this bad?

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i intend to use this processor for games like battlefield 4 so will my temperature be dangerously high or will it be ok?

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dont worry bro u will be fine just get good heatfan and good gpu

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no its normal dont worry

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i need this cpu i dont know where i can find one

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ebay or newegg

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You Answered Him So Fast :P :D

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Just buy an i3 or i5 CPU.

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yes but just take the newer gen's cause this QuadCore chews older gen i5's like a charm cause i had one already and it proved me this :) just sayin'

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i have a few questions would i have a benefit from this cpu or should i stick with my core 2 quad q6700 ?

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Yes, you would have benefit from this cpu, because your current cpu bottlenecks your GTX 660. So this cpu will reduce the bottleneck and you'll get more stable or even higher framerates in games :)

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BTW, its not new cpu so it should be cheap nowadays.

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about a quad core being cheap srry disagree XD the core 2 quad q6700 was over 100 euro

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Yes, but it costed 100 eu probably when it was released in 2007. Today any core 2 quad should be cheap I believe. You can also check its price btw.

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so what you actually say is that the core 2 quad q9650 has a extreme advantage over the q6700 and will be a great increase for my pc what about overcloack abillity's ?
i saw this website that should be the best quad core avaible

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http://ark.intel.com/nl/products/34444/Intel-Core2-Extreme-Processor-QX9770-12M-Cache-3_20-GHz-1600-MHz-FSB

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