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Gamingwise you'll probably not see any difference between your current 920 and x6, or SB.

I'd put your money in a piggy bank and let some interest grow into a sweet next-gen processor in the future, or (and I'm surprised no one else has said this) definitely upgrade your GPU.

4670 -> $200 GPU will net you much much more in the way of gaming than either of those CPUs will provide.
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Get the 2600k
definately not getting 2600k lol
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Gamingwise you'll probably not see any difference between your current 920 and x6, or SB.

I'd put your money in a piggy bank and let some interest grow into a sweet next-gen processor in the future, or (and I'm surprised no one else has said this) definitely upgrade your GPU.

4670 -> $200 GPU will net you much much more in the way of gaming than either of those CPUs will provide.
depending on when z68 comes out, ill get that, but this dell is just annoying, i had to play the crysis 2 demo at 800x600 for playable fps..and once z68 comes out x58 will be basically worthless, so im trying to sell it rather soon
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Ah I see, yes I definitely feel you there. Well throw my hat in the ring behind a sandy too then. I'm on an x6 now, just cuz that's what I have, but SB is definitely the better buy for the money until there is really something out there that can't live with a mere 4 cores. Which I don't see happening for a while
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depending on when z68 comes out, ill get that, but this dell is just annoying, i had to play the crysis 2 demo at 800x600 for playable fps..and once z68 x58 will be basically worthless, so im trying to sell it rather soon
Well you could blame that on the 4670, but I'm sure you've already gone into the limitations of your Dell enough.
Back on topic...the i5 would be the better choice if your primary use is gaming / general computing etc.
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