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Intel i5-2310 Sandy Bridge vs. Intel i5-3450 Ivy Bridge

I was just wondering if the i5-3450 is worth the extra $20 when compared to the i5-2310?

Intel Core i5-2310 Sandy Bridge 2.9GHz (3.2GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52310
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115089

Intel Core i5-3450 Ivy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.5GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53450
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116506

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  1. Best answer
    Over a normal 4-5 year lifespan that would be less than $5 a year. Likely to be worth it in the long run.
  2. I appreciate the answer. Thanks.
  3. Best answer selected by owags7.
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