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February 13, 2013 10:59:47 AM

How much improvement would I see in games moving from the Intel E5300 2.6 GHz to Intel Celeron G550 2.6 GHz?
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February 13, 2013 12:26:54 PM

Considering the G550 is based on Sandy Bridge you should be seeing a pretty substantial increase even at the same clock speeds. It's also built on a smaller process so power consumption and heat output should be fairly lower as well.

Gaming is very GPU dependent, so in the end the focus should be mainly on that. But yes you still want an overall powerful system and the G550 would be a better pick in that regard. It's hard to pin point exactly how much of a performance gain you'll see, as games differ in what resources they need to perform best, though i am sure there are reviews of both of those CPU's out there showing in game performance numbers.

But overall the G550 is the better pick in regards to performance.
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February 13, 2013 1:49:02 PM

Hello... PASSmark E5300 = 1557 G550 = 2383
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