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I guess for me I might as well still only get a 4core BD for my current MB, since hardly any games use more than 2 yet, unless the 6cores are close enough in price, and OC better(but really all I need is gaming power)

What are the game gods saying about using +3 cores in the next 1-2 years
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There are a few that use 4 or 6.
Also that argument is kind of crappy, you're never going to be only doing one thing at a time.
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Well, purely gaming you should go for a powerful 4core, but if you got a loose budget then 6core could be really nice if you wont plan on upgrading soon. Still i wouldnt suggest you "future-proof" buy a cpu for the next 2years because technology changes so fast.
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I'd say if it is just for gaming, and you upgrade often, then get a powerful quad. If your looking to buy a setup that lasts you for another 3-5 years, get the most powerful cpu you can, aka the one with the most cores.
     
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