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what platform should i use for gaming lga 2011 or 1155 ?

budget 1500€
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Depends on what you want it for if you want a cheap little gaming rig then 1155.

I would say get a 2500k or 2600k and be done with it.
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Depends on what you want it for if you want a cheap little gaming rig then 1155.

I would say get a 2500k or 2600k and be done with it.

This ^

My 2500k couldn't be better for gaming. Spend your extra budget on a much better GPU, or a second...
 
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1155 is simply superior for gaming. The Ivy Bridge processors make improvements that make them clearly superior to Sandy Bridge-E. Even the rare game that used to love SB-E 6-cores saw a vast improvement in performance with Ivy Bridge (Shogun 2:Total War).
    
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Erm? Sandy bridge-E is far superior to Ivy bridge. They're hardly any faster than Sandy and can't overclock as far on air...
 
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Most people aren't trying to overclock farther than 4.7 & 4.8, and extra cores help exactly zippo for gaming. Add in the 5% or so improvement per clock for ivy bridge and Sandy Bridge-E is inferior for gaming.

Shogun 2 is a rare case, but highlights that with some (gaming) software the instructions updates in Ivy Bridge make a big difference:
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2012/04/23/intel-core-i7-3770k-review/7

Even if you want to heavily overclock, 1155 Sandy Bridge is superior to 2011 Sandy Bridge-E for gaming. Easier to overclock higher and at the same clocks identical performance for less money. So the answer to the OP's limited question is the same.
    
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