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post #31 of 37
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Originally Posted by mcc21;15343504 
I will stick with the i3 cpu, and use the extra cash you were planning to use on the i5, and put it towards a 6870/6950.

I agree with this ^^
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when dropping the settings from ultra to extreme i get a 8-10 fps increase my gpu is set at 950 core 4600 memory for me its the gpu holding back in this game but i would still get a i5 as i belive u will see a slight fps increase and this cpu will last alot longer when gaming thanthe i3. if ur budget can handle a 2500k then get it as it will future proof the rig if not the i3 will do for now
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Slightly off topic, but I'm been lurking the for sale threads and been trying to look for a i3-2100 for sale, but nothing has shown up except for segovax, which i bought a gtx 465 from but did not realize that he was selling the i3-2100 as well and by the time I realized, I it had already been sold. I have a P8p67 Pro ready to be swapped out but I need to build a second PC from the parts I swap out and give that to my sister, but I cannot find a i3-2100 for sale for the life on me. I'm not interested in buying retail, because I'm cheap and I like sales on OCN. Sorry about the thread hijack, but I couldn't find the appropriate venue to express my frustration.
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post #35 of 37
Thread Starter 
Those charts are pretty useful too.

Alright then, will get him to settle for a 2100 and the 6870 instead.
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My friend runs an i3 530 @ 3.9ghz w/ a 6870 @ 3840x1024 and he runs everything fine.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
My friend runs an i3 530 @ 3.9ghz w/ a 6870 @ 3840x1024 and he runs everything fine.
haha then why do you have a i5 and 6950 2gb
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