Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz
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3 GHz
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95W
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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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Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Borderlands 3 23% 74%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 52% 123%
Cyberpunk 2077 52% 74%
Remnant: From the Ashes 55% 123%
Need For Speed Heat 18% 69%
eFootball PES 2020 5% 69%
FIFA 20 15% 47%
Grand Theft Auto VI 58% 179%
Wolfenstein: Youngblood 79% 105%
Red Dead Redemption 2 35% 134%
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So, I have an old work station with a q6600 in it currently. The plan is to upgrade it to a Q9650 and 8gb of DDR2 800mhz ECC. I was wondering if I should stick a GTX 750 ti in it or a 1050. Would the 9650 bottleneck the 1050 too badly?

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maybe a little

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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
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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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you can run all games on 1920x1080p but some on low settings

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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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