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processor choices I have 2 choices which is best?

Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor vs. 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4770 processor (8M Cache, up to 3.9 GHz. What is the difference and which is preferable?
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  1. The i7 4770 is considerably better, but why are these your two choices?
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    they are very similar

    the i7 has a bit more memory onboard to help it sort through data , its running a little faster , and it can hyperthread which means when a core is running at 60% load the processor will try and use the other 40% for something else if it needs too .

    For gaming use the 3570, for encoding the 3770 is better

    but both are now obsolete and replaced by the 4770 and 4670 . If they have a K on the end they can be overclocked . With no K its much harder to do that and results are limited
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