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Old 01-27-2011, 10:39 PM   #1
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Hey everyone i was looking into a HTPC and im not sure what type of cpu to get, I3, I5, or I7. i like the I3 bc of the price but would i just be better off with a cheep I5?
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Amd x3 or a AMD 250 dual core.
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For a HTPC, all you need is an Athlon II. I have a phenom I in mine, and it never goes above 50% CPU usage during normal tasks.
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Old 01-28-2011, 10:23 AM   #4
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ok thanks i think i have a old 4200+ somewhere just have to find it ^.^
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