Is my E6400 @3.1Ghz Holding my Gaming Back?!
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April 30, 2008, 09:26 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: London, Ontario
Your CPU shouldn't be holding you back at all. From what I've seen, its the clock speeds more than the # of cores that matter. So your 3.1GHz should be ample right now. If you have your heart set on a new CPU, the e8400 or e8500 seem to be the best gaming CPUs right now (excluding the qx9650 or 9770, which are absurd).
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