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A few years ago it could still be said that quad cores - and in particular the 2500K - were still viable due to the low IPC of AMD's BD design but ever since Zen that is just a fallacy, said by those not wishing to upgrade. Of the 8 cores used in consoles two are dedicated to the console's OS (BSD or Windows), while the other six cores are available for games. Gaming PC's should definitely have 8C/16T now simply due to the longevity that these chips provide.

TL;DR: Quad cores are dead and buried, better upgrade to 8C and above.
Zen 3 here I come...

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