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i5 for MSI N670 Power Edition OC

Sarlog

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Hi, I need new CPU which will not limit my GTX670. I'm choosing between Intel Core i5-3570 and i5-3470 (I don't want to OC). Is advantageous to spend more money for i5-3570 or i5-3470 will be enough powerful to not limit my GTX670 wich, as you may know, has performance as GTX680 and for saved money I could buy better cooler than box one.
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The 200mhz difference between the two is not very much. The 3470 will be enough for the GTX670.
 
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Yes, just get the 3470, and use the saved money for an extra cooler, or maybe use it later, for other parts.
 

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Thank you very much, thats what I wanted to hear. If you meant enough for OCed 670 with power of 680 (which is not that big difference).
 
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Yes, the 670 is very close to the 680. The Asus and inno3D ones are essentially 680's. Which one do you have?
 
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MSI N670 Power Edition OC , as I mentioned in title.
Ah woops, missed that :). Yeah, I love msi cards. I have a 570 twin frozr power edition in my old build, and a 680 lightning in my new one. MSI makes great cards.
 
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well having a nice cooler won't make much difference since you can't overclock your cpu so far as I know but well it might help give lower temps and extra cooling inside the case so it's all good