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will not be running a server, just strictly 1080p playback lol
the main reason i'm not leaning towards the g620 is because i don't think its worth the hassle to cancel and reorder
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http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/celeron-g540-g440_4.html#sect1
the difference seems isn't much at all according to those charts

If you've already ordered the Celery, just hang with it. No sense in cancelling an order to spend $11 more and hasseling with all that. The G540 will do fine.
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alright thanks a bunch

edit: how about a g850 for 16 dollars more than g540?

worth the hassle to cancel and re order?
Edited by Markerx - 11/2/12 at 9:05am
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post #23 of 25
Not worth the hassle. I built a customer a rig with the g530 and it does everything perfectly. Guy is using it for exactly what you want to do.

It is a great little cpu.
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okie dokie, kinda excited but also sad that now i'll have to spend time trying to sell my old e6750 lol
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I ran the G530 in my HTPC, and it did fine for the ~1 year of usage playing 1080p and 720p content without any hiccups. That CPU is now doing full-duty in my girlfriend's computer, and has been doing fine for day to day tasks, and light gaming as well.

I also have a G620 running in my file server, where all the media is being streamed from across my network. Not a single complaint there as well, and sips power where it hardly even affects my electric bill keeping it on 24/7.

Suffice it to say, you'll be happy with any of the Celerons or Pentiums from the Sandy Bridge line. thumb.gif
     
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