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Our overall conclusion is that if you are planning on playing video games, or just doing basic web browsing, document work or basic multimedia, we recommend the 2500K, 2600K, or 2700K Sandy Bridge processor. For gaming core speed seems to be a big factor in video games over actual core count. If you are working with heavily multi-threaded applications that require lot of processing power from the CPU, we highly recommend the 3930K if you cannot spend the extra $440 on a 3960X processor.

Click the link to read the full 10-page review. Pretty comprehensive if you ask me.

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I like how the 8150 wins the one test the toss it in with
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I love that blue board!
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