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gts 8600 vs i5 2500k HD3000

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quick question..

which would be the better option for playing a game like world of warcraft on a new i5 2500k system.

a 6 year old BFG 8600GTS or the stock i5 2500k onboard GPU (HD3000)?
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back in the day..
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I'm gonna say 8600gts.
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8600GTS without a doubt.
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post #4 of 7
GTS 8600 is ~20% better.
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GTS 8600 is ~20% better.

Picture quality wise the 8600GTS is over 9000% better as well.
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post #6 of 7
8600 no question
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just like i said in the other thread..
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