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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield Quad-Core 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor BX80562Q6600
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  • Owned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Still rockin 6 years later. 02/07/2014

This review is from: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield Quad-Core 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor BX80562Q6600

Pros: Like the others here, I've had this little chip in my main rig for about 6 years now, and it's still tearing right along. I can still run the newest game in high/ultra settings, and all I've upgraded since this system was built was an SSD, Radeon HD 6870, and Win8. It's been overclocked to 3.4+Ghz with a Zalman 9700 led cooler for the entire time, and the thing is reliable as ever.

Cons: I have seen some SLIGHT hiccups in processor intensive games. The most noticeable was Planetside 2, when there were hundreds of players in the same are in a zerg attack. This was a pretty extreme case of CPU intensive gaming, so I can accept that.

Other Thoughts: Like others have said, I'd gladly nominate this chip for best processor of all time. It's the most solid piece of computer hardware I've ever owned.

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Thermaltake M9 VI1000BWS Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggs Beware Mail-In Rebate Offers... 09/22/2008

This review is from: Thermaltake M9 VI1000BWS Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: The case itself is well built for the dollar spent. The fans keep air moving nicely and allowed me to achieve a nice overclock on air with my cpu and gpu. The drives were easy to install. The tooless retainers for the 3.5" bay was a bit of a pain but it worked out in with a little adjusting.

Cons: The rebate from WorldWideRebates is an absolute scam. The shipping dept put the shipping label right on top of my UPC code so I scraped it off well enough to see the bar code and sent in every bar code on the box. A week later I get an email stating that the UPC was not included and to NOT REPLY to it. I'm pi**ed off that I even bothered going through all the hassle just to get defrauded of the rebate money. Don't deal with them at all - scam.

On the case, the only negative i've found is that the toolless retainers for the expansion slots are a bit loose so I had to use regular screws. Also, the front grilles for the drive bays are a bit loose and come out if you move the case and accidentaly push one in. It's not really bad, just annoying sometimes.

Other Thoughts: Overall the case is worth it. Don't expect to get any rebate money back if there is one.

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Craig L.'s Profile

Display Name: Craig L.

Date Joined: 07/06/08

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  • First Review: 09/22/08
  • Last Review: 02/07/14
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