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Old December 26, 2013, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by clshades View Post
the test setup looks like they are using video cards instead of the onboard ...
Please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong
They are using both : Gaming section is where the games are played at high resolution and the CPU is paired with a discrete graphics card and IGP Gaming is where the integrated GPU is used at much lower settings.
So, when paired with a decent graphics card this cpu is producing at least 90% of the frame rates produced by a core i5 while costing only 75% of the price of an i5! Talk about value right there : you can pair this cpu with a sub 100$ mobo, and even with a 400$ cpu on top you get an excellent gaming system under 1000$ that will get 8GB of RAM a nice SSD and a good PSU and case. No need for over the top configurations when gaming is involved.
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