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Shopping for an older CPU? Don’t go past this—or you’ll regret it

Four important considerations before buying an older CPU.
intel core i7-8700K on top of coffee beans on top of a table
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Alaina Yee is PCWorld's resident bargain hunter—when she's not covering PC building, computer components, mini-PCs, and more, she's scouring for the best tech deals. Previously her work has appeared in PC Gamer, IGN, Maximum PC, and Official Xbox Magazine. You can find her on Twitter at @morphingball.

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