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Old 12-20-2012, 09:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Howdy, I'm buying a processor tonight but there are 3 with very similar specs with very similar prices.

180 with the promo code and free shipping

This one is 3.1ghz integrated graphics and the 3450 - Intel Core i5-3450 Ivy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.5GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53450

This is $175, the model number is 3330 so I'd assume it'd be a lower model but it's at 3.2ghz
Intel Core i5-3330 BX80637I53330 Processor - Quad Core, 6MB Cache, 3.20GHz, Intel HD Graphics 2500, Socket H2 (LGA1155), PCIe, 77W at

There's also a tigerdirect warehouse near me so I would get it fast.

Then there's this, also 3.2ghz but no integrated graphics for $185
Intel Core BX80637I53470 i5-3470 Processor - Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 6M Cache, SSE4.1, Core i5, LGA 1155 at

I have a video card so I won't really be using intel's graphics, is there any difference between 3.2ghz sandy bridge vs ivy bridge?


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Old 12-20-2012, 09:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Those are all Ivy. Get the cheapest as you wont notice the difference between 100MHz.
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