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i need advice
ime baying a new computer and i need help deciding witch cpu i need (mainly for gaming)
core 2 quad vs core i5
pleas recommend me a strong gaming processor.

i already have a 500gb wd black edition and a gforce 430gt with 1 gb ddr3

thank you.
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As far as intel processors go there is not point in getting a core 2 quad. You are much better off getting something like a Sandy Bridge i5 2500K. It will do all you need most/all gaming. The rest of your components will certainly be the bottleneck.
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Why is this in the laptop section? o.O

And you're looking to build a Gaming Computer with a 2500K and a GT 430!? The hell is wrong with you?
     
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256GB SanDisk M.2 SSD 1TB HGST 7.2k HDD Custom Cooling by Dell Solutions Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
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15.6" 1920x1080 IPS Screen Dell 130w PSU Logitech G602 Wireless 
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Xtrac 'Ripper' Mouse Pad 
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120GB Samsung 830 SSD + 1TB HGST 7200RPM HDD CD/DVD-RW Stock Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
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