i5 3rd gen or 5th gen

Susan06

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I have an option in setting up a new gaming pc on a tight budget so which of the two processers should i get into my pc and what would be gained or lost when selecting one of the two processers
 

CrayCray

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i5 are great gaming cpu, but i would go with a newer generation if possible.
 

Floris

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i3 is great for workstations that aren't doing heavy cpu stuff, i5 is that but also great for gaming. At least, that's how I see it.
 
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