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Extremely low budget CPU question

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June 9, 2012 10:41:56 AM

Before reading this I'd like to tell everyone who wants to reply with "get this "link" this is so much better" yes, sure, I know, but you're probably not gonna send me the extra cash now, are you.
To the topic at hand: Will the Celeron G530
be an overkill for a 8600GT or an HD 6570? If so, what CPU would you recommend for only THOSE cards.
a c 203 à CPUs
June 9, 2012 10:56:52 AM

Celeron G530 2.4GHz (Sandy Bridge) CPU is a decent match for the 8600GT / Radeon HD 6570.

Are you asking the question from a gaming perspective?

June 9, 2012 10:57:46 AM

Yes, I am
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June 9, 2012 11:00:11 AM

Also, would there be a big difference in performance if it weren't that Celeron but a Core2 Duo E4000 and something @ 2.4 GHz?
a c 203 à CPUs
June 9, 2012 11:04:59 AM

Is there something you're not telling me?
June 9, 2012 11:08:40 AM

Well currently I have a single core and the 8600gt, and my friend says he might give me his Core2 Duo if he gets a new PC, but I'm not sure he will and I'm just scouting low budget stuff (also my psu has no 6 pin connector and that's why my eyes are on the 6570)
a c 203 à CPUs
June 9, 2012 11:10:45 AM

What power supply do you have?
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June 9, 2012 11:11:41 AM

the sandy bridge cpu will give your low cost gaming pc head room if you put in a faster video card when you have the cash or if the cpu is to slow you be able to swap it out with a faster cpu. as the 1155 boards you be able to swap in and i5 or an i7 sb without any issues..if it has the right x68 xhipset with a flash update you can drop in a ib chip. the older 775 chips and mb are eof your going to pay more for a lot slower cpu. on power supply it the wattage not the connectors..if it a good 500w ps you can get a faster card you just have to use a molex to 6 pin pci cable.
June 9, 2012 11:28:48 AM

I have a 400w psu, yet no 6 pin. Anyway thank you both for your responses, I think I got what I was looking for :) 
a c 203 à CPUs
June 9, 2012 11:32:47 AM

If it's a quality 400W PSU we can slip something more powerful into your system.
There are PCI-e to Molex power adapters that can make up for missing 6pin PSU connectors.
June 9, 2012 11:38:07 AM

No not really, no brand on it ^^
a c 203 à CPUs
June 9, 2012 11:41:36 AM

Make and model of the system? We might be able to look it up.
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June 9, 2012 11:46:57 AM

Also, just to chip in, you can also get the HD 7750 as it does not require a power connector.
June 9, 2012 12:07:39 PM

really? i didn't know that :/  and wr2, thanks but really it's not necessary, even if it were eligible I probably won't have the cash for a better card :)