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Man, how many years before anyone even needs to upgrade their i5 anyways?

#21godplaysSNESPosted 5/5/2014 3:19:59 PM
This is exactly what people were spouting when they recommended core 2 duos instead of core 2 quads back in the day.

Don't ever skimp on the CPU. A GPU can be upgraded very easily. CPUs however rarely drop in price.
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#22romsnbombsPosted 5/5/2014 3:23:12 PM
ZombieAkane posted...
A game that utilized all cores then.


Well he brought that game up as a battle cry for the i5, not me. I'm simply saying the i5 gets murdered in that game at some points, any CPU does really.
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#23tigerex777Posted 5/5/2014 3:25:25 PM
ZombieAkane posted...
tigerex777 posted...
I have a first generation i5 and it still kicking ass. Of course I have sli gtx 779 so maybe that's why my ganes all run at max settings


3.8 ghz, you using water cooling?


Nope, just the most bought aftermarket heat sink the 212
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#24TheWayOfTheGunPosted 5/5/2014 3:28:01 PM
Lol, I'm still rocking the original i7 Bloomfield. I still haven't fully OC'd it yet.
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