E8400 vs E8500 for overclocking

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E8400 multiplier = 9x       USD179.99 @ newegg (7/21/08)
E8500 multiplier = 9.5x    USD199.99 @ newegg (7/21/08)

Which one is possible to overclock higher using ASUS P5Q-E?


Re: E8400 vs E8500 for overclocking

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Without studying a little harder, I would imagine that they are both exactly
the same cores, and would overclock similarly across the batches. The 9.5x,
however, will give you more CPU clock speed, whilst keeping the rest of the
system that little bit lower.


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