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You guys are missing the point.
An i5 on 1156 is more power than this guy has probably ever seen. And I seriously doubt that he will tax it. That i5 and 5xx card will keep him going for years.

Just because the newest and fastest tech is out does not mean older tech is not worth buying. I wish that I wasn't the only person here who thinks that...

SB is out. Its better than 1156 or 1366, but ive got news.
1156 and 1366 are FAR from being old and ever further from being weak.

OP, Just get him an i5 760, a 570, and 8GB of RAM and call it a day.
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
You guys are missing the point.
An i5 on 1156 is more power than this guy has probably ever seen. And I seriously doubt that he will tax it. That i5 and 5xx card will keep him going for years.

Just because the newest and fastest tech is out does not mean older tech is not worth buying. I wish that I wasn't the only person here who thinks that...

SB is out. Its better than 1156 or 1366, but ive got news.
1156 and 1366 are FAR from being old and ever further from being weak.

OP, Just get him an i5 760, a 570, and 8GB of RAM and call it a day.
I have to agree with this, even an i3 with HT would do.
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