A) What does that have to do with his quiestion at all?
B) What if the i7 is overclocked?(and who doesn't overclock an i7?)
C) While that statement would have been true last year, game developers are coming around to the idea that threading is a good thing. If you had said close to the same as an i7 I would agree. And like MadAdmiral said, no real need for an i7 if gaming is your main concern. i5's are great chips.