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R. Belmont
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Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems?
10/12/17 05:00 PM


> As Aaron is likely to be doing tasks that make use of more than 2 cores (such as
> compiling) then the dual core i3 *really* isn't going to cut it, you're literally
> doubling the time it takes to perform such tasks with that option. There are even
> MAME drivers that make good use of more than 2 cores so it's not really a good
> option, especially not if you want something reasonably futureproof.

The good news is that the Coffee Lake i3s have 4 cores (the i5 and i7 have 6), so you can get a true quad-core Intel CPU for under $130 now.







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* Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? AaronGiles 10/11/17 11:23 AM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? RdW  10/15/17 10:12 AM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? tedgreen  10/11/17 06:08 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? R. Belmont  10/11/17 06:00 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? AaronGiles  10/11/17 06:28 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? Roman  10/16/17 03:05 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? krick  10/11/17 08:09 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? tedgreen  10/11/17 06:55 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? AaronGiles  10/11/17 08:18 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? tedgreen  10/11/17 11:42 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? krick  10/11/17 11:39 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? krick  10/11/17 04:11 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? Haze  10/11/17 07:49 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? R. Belmont  10/12/17 05:00 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? Haze  10/11/17 02:34 PM
. * Re: Recommendations for (close to) stock systems? R. Belmont  10/11/17 05:47 PM

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