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Intel Core i3

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    Intel Core i3


    What is the point of the desktop Intel Core i3? The Intel Pentium is more than enough for mainstream type use, and for other uses I normally see the i5 or i7s used. The PCs at school I go to for example use Core i5 mostly. I rarely even see i3s on desktops.

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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 9926


    It`s an entry level CPU, cheap. I`d take an i3 over a Pentium any day.
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  3. #3


    127.0.0.1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
    It`s an entry level CPU, cheap. I`d take an i3 over a Pentium any day.
    Why? Look at this...

    Intel G3258 vs Core i3 4130
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    7 x64


    Well, for once, its core i3, and second, do not look at that.
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    I like the i3-2100 and the i3-3220, and I buy them if the price is right. The Pentium 3258 is a fantastic CPU for the money.
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