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A6 5400k or a8 3870k or pentiium g870 for gaming

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December 18, 2012 4:39:39 PM

Which one of these are best for gaming?
(I mostly play Minecraft and Battlefield 3)

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December 18, 2012 5:09:19 PM

It would help if you said what the rest of the system is going to be. The A6 is a big no no, AMD may say it's 2 cores but in reality it's a 1 and a half core, won't go into details with it.

If you're using a graphics card then get the pentium, at that clockspeed (3.1ghz) it's easily faster than the A8 in games with a seperate graphics card. The Pentium's integrated GPU is crap.

If you're NOT using a seperate graphics card and will be using the integrated GPU then go for the A8, but if you can go for the A10 as that has a better GPU on it.
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December 18, 2012 10:12:28 PM

unless you plan on gamin on 800x600 then both A chips are out of the picture because you'll need an add-in gpu so you might as well start with decent cpu.
Multiplayer BF3 really likes quad cores so if you cant afford an i5 then at least get an FX4300
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December 19, 2012 4:11:39 AM

What about the fx 4100 or 6100
December 19, 2012 4:12:50 AM

Or any other good budget cpu's?