Solved Gaming CPU? Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel Core Last response: January 20, 2010 1:45 AM in CPUs Share zerovit January 19, 2010 10:07:15 AM Which of these is the better processor for GAMING? #1 Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93ghz 1066fsb #2 Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33ghz 1333fsb Both with a Asus P5P43TD Pro motherboard and Sapphire Radeon HD 4770 More about : gaming cpu o1die a c 159 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming a b å Intel January 19, 2010 10:08:59 AM The e7500 is faster. And the q8200 doesn't support virtualization, if you need it. m 0 l masterasia January 19, 2010 5:04:32 PM I would choose the 1333fsb bus over the 1066 fsb even though the Q8200 is one of the worst quads out there. m 0 l Related resources New CPU for multitasking while gaming - Forum buying the Sapphire Radeon HD 7870, is it a good gaming GPU, and will my motherboard and CPU support it? - Forum CPU/MOBO/RAM for Gaming PC Upgrade - Forum Best gaming CPU stats - Forum CPU, RAM and Motherboard combo for gaming - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution jonpaul37 a b à CPUs January 19, 2010 5:29:42 PM Right now, the 7500 is the better gaming CPU, maybe in the future, the Q8200 will be the better one as games will tend to start utilizing more cores. Share loneninja a c 83 à CPUs January 19, 2010 5:32:08 PM It depends on the game, a lot of newer games are showing good performance gains on quad core over dual, while basically any older game will run better on the faster clocked dual. Personally I would go with the quad. m 0 l zerovit January 20, 2010 1:45:23 AM Best answer selected by zerovit. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest air CPU cooler for £1400 gaming pc? (i5 3570k) Forum SolvedGAMING CPU Budget $500 Forum SolvedWhat cpu for mini itx gaming pc Forum Solvedcpu cooler for MSI a88xm gaming MOBO with case CM k350 Forum SolvedWhat's the best <200$ gaming CPU? Forum SolvedI'm building a low-mid end gaming pc.I need some advice on the mobo and cpu. Forum SolvedCPU clocking down when Gaming Forum SolvedLow cpu usage while gaming Forum SolvedCPU Recommendation for my Gaming PC Forum SolvedCPU for gaming PC, no OC Forum SolvedGPU, CPU, PSU, RAM - upgrade order for gaming PC Forum Solvedwould my cpu affect r9 270 gaming? Forum Solvedcpu usage high while gaming Forum Solvedbuying a used PC primiarlly for gaming is this CPU worth it/ will it bottleneck? Forum SolvedNew CPU and MOBO around 600-700 for a new case, mobo, and cpu for gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !