Is the i7-2700k or i7-3820 better for gaming?

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treestompz
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Is the i7-2700k or i7-3820 better for gaming? Why? (Price is irrelevant)

Any help is greatly appreciated :)

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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/287?vs=523

I would go with neither of those. Instead, a i5 2500k.

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treestompz
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marijanovic wrote:http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/287?vs=523

I would go with neither of those. Instead, a i5 2500k.
Ok...like I said price isn't a problem, so why not go with a i7-2700k?

Any other opinions? :D

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the i5 really gives only slightly less speed than the i7 2700k but really will still destroy anything you throw at it. It really is the best performance to price CPU out ther IMO. combine the 2500k with a solid gpu and you'll be good for years and still not break the bank

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Since money isn't a problem, go with the latest and greatest ;) But i7 isn't going to be much faster in games over an i5. Oh, remember to leave lots of money for the video card(s).

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