Originally Posted by bittermann
Have you actually compared the prices of putting together a gaming box for each? Here on earth value vs. performance actually matters. Does gaming at 85 fps vs 95 fps really matter that much to you?
If you are so concerned about value what are you doing buying a hex-core chip for a gaming machine in the first place?
Surely an i5 at 4GHz will offer near i7 at 4GHz performance for a lot cheaper?