Just wondering

So Im doing my first gaming rig build, and I was wondering about a couple i3 CPUs that are out there, the i3 2100 and the i3 3225, Which is better? why? Help? thanks in advance
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  1. Jonin4life said:
    So Im doing my first gaming rig build, and I was wondering about a couple i3 CPUs that are out there, the i3 2100 and the i3 3225, Which is better? why? Help? thanks in advance


    i3 3225 get that one. its faster and ull get better gaming frames per second. better video editing speed. pci express 3.0 supoprt and other new technology. always get the latest generation
  2. whats ur budget for a full pc, and whats ur country of origin.
  3. I am in the USA and my total pc budget is 650USD
  4. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xXPl
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xXPl/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xXPl/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.98 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.26 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($31.98 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $603.15
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-16 18:30 EST-0500)

    :)
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