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any reason why most pc gaming sites use the 3770k processor as the standard

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3 years ago#1
Testing computer when testing out new video cards?

I was under the impression that the i5 3570k was the standard processor to test out the latest video cards.
3 years ago#2
why use the inferior i5 3570 when you can use the better 3770k?
Such is your fate.
3 years ago#3
Because they don't want any possibility of the CPU limiting the GPU. Though I see even higher-up CPUs than the 3770K used in many reviews.
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3 years ago#4
Makes sense
3 years ago#5
Anandtech uses an overclocked i7-3960X!
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3 years ago#6
Shub posted...
Anandtech uses an overclocked i7-3960X!


This is what Guru3D uses right now, as well, I believe.
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