So I don't have alot of money, but I'm getting a new computer from my tech class when I complete it. I want to game pretty hardcore on it, I play alot of Starcraft 2 and Diablo III. Those are the game I'm building the computer for.
Well if he gets Ivy bridge h'es gonna need to update that Motherboards BIOS, So unless he has a current 1155 CPU, a 1155 I5 is best bet. Also bro if you want to game hard core, don't expect 100 frames persecond ubber epic gaming rig out of a 400-500 quick fix. But when price drops become more recognizeable, i would snatch up one of the new 28nm graphics cards. they are looking to be 2-3 times more performance