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Which CPU to go along with mobile GTX 680M?

Hey, gents.

Getting a lappy. Strictly gaming/school. No video editing.

That said, go with the i7 3740 6MB cache or splurge and get the i7 3840 8MB cache. For 2MB more cache it is almost $200 more. Worth it?

I've been led to believe the i7 3740 6MB cache will be plenty fine...true?

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    Either of those two will not bottleneck the 680M, get the cheaper one, you'll not notice any gain in performance.
  2. ^ answer on top is correct choose the cheaper one
  3. Really, any i5 will do. The vast majority of games do not use more than 2 cores.
  4. Best answer selected by abeaty1.
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