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Old 2013-03-30, 14:22   #12
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Originally Posted by mbn451 View Post
Thanks for all the feedback! Looking at the Benchmarks page, why is a 3570k recommended over a 2500k? It seems as if the 2500k has better times on FFT lengths, and is currently the same price as the 3570k on Newegg. What am I missing here?
The only reasons I see given for choosing a 2500k over a 3570k is that the 2500k can be OC'd higher, or if you are an avid gamer. OCing a 2500k to beat the performance of a 3570k also means you get less output overall when compared to power cost.
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