Solved What's so good about these i7, i5 CPUs? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Intel i5 Overclocking Last response: August 26, 2013 10:31 AM in Overclocking Share plagasx December 7, 2009 8:26:38 PM Hello, I would just like to know why people are getting these new CPUs. why are they better than anything else like Quads?? What are the differences? I have a q9550 @ 3.0ghz and am just wondering because I don't see the big deal with them. They use 4 cores like current Core 2 Quads?? Correct? So whats the big deal? Thanks. More about : good cpus Best solution enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 22, 2009 6:23:43 PM Share They are faster. Effeectt a b à CPUs August 16, 2013 7:47:07 AM Quad cores, Six Cores and Eight cores are a lot faster and more useful for multitasking. Related resources Intel i3, i5 , i7 CPUs - Processing Power Differences - Forum Update me on CPUs ... what 's good lately? - Forum Thruth about AMD CPUs (Inclusing gaming)? - Forum Curious about the new fx cpus .... - Forum What CPUs to go with these 16gb ram setups? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Devballs a b à CPUs August 26, 2013 3:13:19 AM They have hyper threading, support for newer PCIe, SATA etc. gorgis August 26, 2013 10:31:19 AM less energy consumption, better oc performance, not so overheated, faster ... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I5 2500k vs i7 2600 -- What to do??? Forum I5 vs i7 for gaming. (Help needed) Forum Intel core i5 or i7 ? Forum Help Me Decide i5 or i7 PC $699 Forum What older Intel CPUS (like from 2009) can still "most" games Forum What are 8 core CPUs from AMD Forum Crossfire HD7870 x8 questions? Forum [Solved] What can I expect from a E6550? Forum What is the best budget heatsink for i7 - 1156 socket Forum What your volts for q6600 @ 3.6ghz? Forum Concerned about voltages (core i5/GA-P55-UD3R) Forum [Solved] What is best heatsink and fan for my build? Forum 12400+ 3Dmark06 score and 9200+ vantage GOOD? Forum Thermalright True - Is it really good ? Forum Help about unlocking and underclocking Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !