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I don't get capped in gaming. I had a Athlon II X3 450 and it was bottlenecking in BC2. I couldn't overclock it because I was a total noob.

But it's really really fast machine right now. If your motherboard can handle overclocking a Phenom II 955 or 960T, I say go for it. Best bang for buck for you.
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Oh, it is. It very much is.
Why? You don't think my GTX470 OC'd that gets stock gtx 580 performance isn't good enough with 840? Any benchmark proof Sandy will make it better?
    
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There are several benchmarks showing the performance of an i5 2500K processor versus the Phenom II architecture. It has nothing to do with your graphics card, except that performance all around (meaning able to feed the GPU faster) is better.
    
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