ok i am looking for a good cpu that will play games at good res and high settings... But that doasnt cost alot. I live in south- AFrica and i am looking to keepit in the R1500 regio. Thats + - $ 190-200... Any suggestioms.
Intel Core i5 is a probably the best CPU you can get for ~$200, but if you need to put it into an existing system, that won't work too well.
If you have an AM2+ system, you can still use the AMD Phenom II x4 955 or 965. Both are under your price range.