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Old January 6, 2013, 05:59 PM
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I would go for an i3 as the basis (no overclocking, but better power consumption, and better fps with no need to oc). AM3 isn't really going anywhere for an upgrade path either, whereas with 1155 (intel) you could always throw an i5 or i7 in down the road if required.

This is from an older review, but it has an i3 2100 substantially better than an x4 955.

Desktop: Arc Midi R2, Z77-D3H, 3570K 1.09v/4.1ghz with Zalman Optima Cooler, Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb@1866mhz, XFX R9 280X DD, Bitfenix Fury 750w, WD Black 1TB, Intel 530 120GB
Away from home light Gamer: Acer Aspire 15.6", A8-3500m undervolt and OC to 2Ghz, 2x4gb Corsair Vengeance, Crucial M500 240gb
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