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I have a lga 775. I have a old pentium dual core processor at 1.6 ghz

I am looking to play Sc2 smoothly on 1v1s.

Should i use a Q8300 quad core?

Or should i get a core2duo E7500

Or a really cheap pentium E6600 dual core?

What would be better performance?
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Q8300 will beat all of them 2x
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I am going to give the same suggestion i gave in your other thread, this is a great value. it should handle sc2 pretty well
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you should be okay with that cpu to play it at lower settings, provided you have some discrete graphics to boot.
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Originally Posted by col musstard;12571764 
I am going to give the same suggestion i gave in your other thread, this is a great value. it should handle sc2 pretty well

I have looked into that, but I am looking for my computer to last for another year or two and play different games before i upgrade, i dont know if that processor will be able to handle it. I understand it is 3.2 ghz but is it better than core2duos?

And i have an ati radeo 3850
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