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How much longer will a dual core be effective?

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February 22, 2013 10:16:52 PM

I am looking to get one of the new Ivy Bridge i3s. I'm just curious, how much longer will it be effective? Say the next 2 or 3 years? Or not even a year? Thanks in advance!
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February 22, 2013 10:51:24 PM

xnin3 said:
I am looking to get one of the new Ivy Bridge i3s. I'm just curious, how much longer will it be effective? Say the next 2 or 3 years? Or not even a year? Thanks in advance!


It depends on what you are doing and your own personal expectations.
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February 22, 2013 10:51:29 PM

xnin3 said:
I am looking to get one of the new Ivy Bridge i3s. I'm just curious, how much longer will it be effective? Say the next 2 or 3 years? Or not even a year? Thanks in advance!


It depends on what you are doing and your own personal expectations.
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February 22, 2013 10:56:06 PM

Save a few bucks and get a Pentium G21xx.
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February 22, 2013 10:59:06 PM

Throw out a little extra money and go for intel i5 3570k. if you can go for that budget.
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