Question Best CPU for gaming in LGA 1155 socket

Sep 2, 2020
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Uhhh Hello Hello

So i have this neat LGA 1155 Mobo, An Biostar IH61MF. And i want to upgarde its CPU
My CPU currently is Intel i5 3470.
I want to ask, whats the recommended CPU for the upgrade ?
 

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Upgrading to an i7 or Xeon 1XXXv2 equivalent will only get you ~30% more performance and only in stuff that is sufficiently heavily threaded to make use of HT. Not really worth it unless you can get the CPU for really cheap.
 

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