intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

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intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby DesertBeaglez » Wed May 30, 2012 3:24 pm

I am making a new pc and i have to decide whether to go with the cheaper i3 2120 or the more expensive i5 2320. The i3 has 3.3Ghz a 3 mb Cache and 2 cores (with hyper threading 4 threads). The i5 has 3.0Ghz (3.3Ghz With turbo boost) a 6 mb Cache and 4 cores. I will be gaming a little on this computer like minecraft,TF2,Civilizations V,Mount and Blade warband and fire and blade,Left4dead and other games like that. What do you think would be the better buy for me or any else like me thanks.

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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby InspectahACE » Wed May 30, 2012 4:10 pm

i5 would be better..Just my two cents
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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby DesertBeaglez » Wed May 30, 2012 4:12 pm

ok thx i will think about it

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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby DragonFury » Wed May 30, 2012 6:36 pm

Agreed, i5
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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby Major_A » Wed May 30, 2012 6:42 pm

Native quad core is the way to go IMHO (i5 2320).

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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby KnightRid » Thu May 31, 2012 4:48 am

i5, definitely
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Re: intel i3 2120 or i5 2320

Postby Apoptosis » Thu May 31, 2012 7:43 am

If you are going dual-core I suggest waiting a few weeks as Intel will be releasing dual-core Ivy Bridge processors then.

Rumor has it 14 dual-core Ivy Bridge processors will be launched. That includes desktop and mobile parts.
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