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what processor is best in price and performance

i want to upgrade my processor cause i'm a computer gamer and i want to run new games and upcoming games...
what processor can you advice that is best in performance and affordable

AsRock ConRoe1333-D667 R2.0
Pentium Dual-Core E2140 (trying to upgrade)
2GB DDR2 667 Kingston KVR
e-VGA geforce 8800 GT
windows Xp pro SP2

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shop til you drop.

In reply to: what processor is best in price and performance

The penryn CPUs are starting to show up so for today's games and on a budget I'd shop for any 2.0 and plus GHz Core 2 Duo. I played Bioshock on such with 2GB RAM and it did very well.


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what's your budget?

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get the one that's fastest and under your budget.

core2duo e8400 is about $240 but hard to find in-stock.
newegg's core2duos

the 2.2ghz e4500 ($125), and 2.66ghz e6750 ($180) are the best choices under $200.

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thanks but..

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my budget is only under $200 what can you advice to me?

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