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    Default iCORE help

    hi all i'm after building a new pc but just wondering which iCORE to go for
    example of the clock speed or the MB cache?
    at the mo i'm stuck between choosing the core [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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    I guess it all depends on what performance you need vs your budget. The i7 870 is this quickest + it has 4 cores whereas the i5 650 is a dual core with hyperthreading.

    There are plenty of benchmarking sites that will give you a better idea:
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    see i don't understand dual or quad apart from 2 and 4 ha ha, not sure what they do and how they are better mainly building for gaming got parts that come to £600+ and thats not inculding the case psu or software wanting windows 7 pro 64bit

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    Default Re: iCORE help

    A similar prinicpal to, if you had four cocks you could have four birds on you at once.

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    keeping to the same theme, I think he's asking if two big cocks are better performance wise than 4 small ones

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    thanks guys sums it up for me now.

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    Default Re: iCORE help

    You might want to have a look @ this:
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    it's roughly the same price as the i5 650 + it's a quad not dual cpu. Personally I'd go with a quad [i7 870 or 860]. That said, the difference between the two is only noticeable if the software - games & applications - is optimised for the extra cores - which isn't always the case.

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    Last edited by pattikins; 30th August 2010 at 08:43 AM.

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