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Upgrading from Intel Q9550 for gaming

I've got an Intel Q9550 right now, and it's about to give up the ghost. I'm trying to get the best bang for buck for gaming because this upgrade will require a new motherboard and RAM. Any suggestions for a new CPU under $200?
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    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MDT1
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MDT1/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MDT1/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $269.97
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-15 00:28 EDT-0400)
  2. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1OZ1r
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1OZ1r/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1OZ1r/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $419.97
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-15 00:30 EDT-0400)
  3. on the intel build you could use a non sli mb like the a or k asus model for less money or use a mini atx mb.
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