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Re: Advice on system purchase

On Sb, 27 oct 12, 22:27:30, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Coming from a 2800+ which is a ~60 watt CPU, and given the fact you'll
> never make use of more than 2 of those 8 cores, I recommend a dual core
> AthlonII X2 @ 3.4GHz.  I have the 3GHz model and the 2nd core is pretty
> much always idle, with primary core being idle most of the time as well,
> as is everyone's.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103953

Any opinion on a Core i3 (Ivy Bridge)?

Kind regards,
P.S. your hardware prices make me drool. Here we have higher numbers and 
in EUR for the same stuff :(
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