BF3 rig which processor?

Im not sure which processor is going to be best for a new rig im putting to gether. The processors are:

Intel Core i5-2300 BX80623I52300 Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 2.80 GHz (3.10 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan

PRICED AT $180

AMD HDE00ZFBGRBOX Phenom II 1100T Black Edition Six Core Processor - 3.30GHz, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Socket AM3, Processor with Fan\

PRICED AT $190
Iim goin to be building off of these all i want ot know is which one will be clear out better for battlefield 3. no other hardware is to count in the comparion please.
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  1. the i5 . for gaming 4 cores are the best and the i5 is still better anyway
  2. holykalo said:
    Im not sure which processor is going to be best for a new rig im putting to gether. The processors are:

    Intel Core i5-2300 BX80623I52300 Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 2.80 GHz (3.10 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan

    PRICED AT $180

    AMD HDE00ZFBGRBOX Phenom II 1100T Black Edition Six Core Processor - 3.30GHz, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Socket AM3, Processor with Fan\

    PRICED AT $190
    Iim goin to be building off of these all i want ot know is which one will be clear out better for battlefield 3. no other hardware is to count in the comparion please.


    I would go for atleast i5 2400 or ideally i5 2500K if you want to overclock.

    Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52400
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115074

    Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072
  3. Check to see if you live around a Microcenter. Its a bit cheaper there. It would be about the same price as the processors you are looking at.

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354589
  4. i5 2400.
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