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Sandy/Ivy equivalent?

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What would be the Sandy/Ivy bridge equivalent CPU to an i3-560 (1156 3.33 GHz) performance wise?
Considering an upgrade as I've had the i3 for almost 2 years and would like a mobo with more bells and whistles.
 
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Got already a Scythe Ninja and running the i3 without a cooling fan. Tempted to keep my old i3 if I can get a skt1156 mobo with SATA3.

WOuldn't it be better though to wait for a few months and get an unlocked SB/IB when they get cheaper?

It seems that 1155 CPU's offer 20% better game frame rates (with dedicated GPU) for the same CPU speed. I guess this essentialy means that the g850 performs almost the same as an oc i3 @3.5GHz. I think I can live with that.
 
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