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I7 870 2.93Ghz.

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November 28, 2013 11:27:15 PM

I have a core I7 870 2.93 ghz socket 1156.I want to upgrade to a new CPU but not sure what I should upgrade to! I have been looking at the core I5 but also the AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-9370 !I need it for gaming only and want to spend around 200 to 300 dollars.All info would be great.Thank you.

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November 28, 2013 11:32:38 PM

if you upgrade to a new processor you need to change your motherboard as well to the socket used by that cpu. and stay away from the 9370
November 29, 2013 3:42:19 PM

Ya I figured that I was gonna need a new motherboard but I have to choose a new cpu to be able to decide what motherboard ill need.What reason should I stay away from 9370?Is a bad choice?What would you recommend to me for cpu?Like I said I use it for gaming and not really any fps but more so MMORPG guy.Thank you for your reply any info is allways helpful to me :) 
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November 29, 2013 6:59:22 PM

any amd cpu that starts with 9 is a bad choice. for $240 you can get a i5-4670k and a hyper 212 EVO and overclock. then get a z87 motherboard