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Old April 12, 2011, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by tabasko View Post
if you don't need hyperthreading (Ie you're mostly a gamer), the 2500k is a very good choice.
I remember reading somewhere that civ5 depends pretty heavily on CPU and CPU clock speed, so also consider getting a good heatsink and overclocking
Agreed! 4.8Ghz stable 24/7 use? Yes please!

All these people upgrading. *sniff*

As a gamer, I'd certainly go with a 2500K and plan to once the Z68 boards drop.
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