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Keep it. It'll wrestle with 2 HD7970's in BF3.

Since its a dual core, what is that CPU usage showing
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post #12 of 14
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Since its a dual core, what is that CPU usage showing

Hyper-threading
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lol CPUZ is even open, showing 2 cores 4 threads
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Thanks Dirty Works, I think I will tell him to keep the i3 for now since its free. He took it out of a salvage computer someone gave him cause the motherboard died.
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