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1.6 GHZ core i7 vs 2.26 GHZ core i5

I am just wondering what would perform better in gaming for a laptop, I know that the i7 can turbo mode to 2.8 GHZ but i have heard that it does this if it is working on only one thread and since most games now are multithreaded will the i7 still outperform the i5?
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    i7 720QM has a better price/performance ratio IMO because there are some games/apps which benefit from the extra 2 cores.
    The only thing that i5 wins is the battery life and less heat
  2. Best answer selected by neonmonkey.
  3. Ok cool, i am looking at a laptop that has the i7 in it and I am now set on purchasing it.
    thanks
  4. No problem,Good luck :)
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