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The thing is that even with mediocre videocards a Sandybridge will keep much higher min. fps VS a C2D or a C2Q.
    
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
The thing is that even with mediocre videocards a Sandybridge will keep much higher min. fps VS a C2D or a C2Q.
Still a C2Q would be cheaper, and have higher frames.
    
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I have to agree that keeping c2d and upgrading to 580 would give MUCH more perfomance in games then upgrading to i5 2500k and 560.
Best combo would off course be i5 and 580
What I would do,if I was given sandy bridge mb,and had 500$ to spare,is buy 580 gtx for the 500$ I already have,sell my old c2d and mb and buy i3 2100 for the money I get from selling c2d
i3 2100 +580 would rape i5 2500 + 560 in games
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