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Old February 6, 2013, 06:43 PM
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I have to agree with an SSD. I saw a better increase in performance putting an SSD in with my Q6600 than I did upgrading that to an i5 3570K. At least with general day to day usage.

Edit: There is a great cheap system here for $200 that will probably outperform the AMD you are looking at. This will still allow the purchase of a great used power supply as well.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...5-coolers.html
That is a great price from a trusted HWC member and frequent part seller(wow...I feel like a salesman). In all seriousness it's a good deal that I was actually eyeing myself, but am going to wait another year or so before I pull the upgrade trigger.
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