Q8300 or I5750 Tags: CPUs Software Basic Last response: April 28, 2010 4:10 PM in CPUs Share remedy101 April 28, 2010 12:05:18 AM Hello, I am a casual gamer and use some basic software, How much difference would I see between to the two? I am looking to buy new. More about : q8300 i5750 jimmysmitty a c 125 à CPUs April 28, 2010 6:29:32 AM In terms of performance, the i5 750 will be better and is only $50 bucks more. As well it will lastlonger than the Q8300. mi1ez a b à CPUs April 28, 2010 7:57:08 AM If buying new, undoubtedly go for the i5! Related resources Q8300 vs Intel i5-750 - Forum Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 or Intel Core i3 - Forum I5-750 & ram - Forum High temp? - Forum More buying questions... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer buwish a b à CPUs April 28, 2010 8:10:56 AM I agree, go with the i5. It's newer architecture will surely give you what you are looking for in terms of performance and is easily overclockable. Plus, the Q8xxx series aren't exactly the best chips for OC'ing (if you go that route). plasmastorm April 28, 2010 8:23:07 AM Just built a new i5 750 system for my flatmate, Happily overclocks automatically on the fly up to 3.2ghz thanks to a good motherboard choice. After seeing it running my own Q6600 @3.6ghz will soon be getting replaced. i5 all the way ksampanna a b à CPUs April 28, 2010 4:10:39 PM There is a massive difference, with the 750 blowing away the 8300 http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/109?vs=89 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Core 2 Duo vs Core 2 Quad for Gaming Forum Whats your FFXIV Benchmark score? Forum What Card are you Folding with? Forum Mafia 2 Demo? Forum Buying cpu Forum Determining a Bottleneck Forum Dell Studio 540 and a graphics card upgrade. Forum New PC advice Forum AMD or Intel Forum New system selections good? Forum Pre Built CyberPower around $600 Forum General discussion AMD vs Intel, LGA775, Nehalem, etc Forum Need some help replacing PSU Forum temporary cheap rig Athlon II X4 620 vs. Q8300 Forum CPU-Z Core Speed for Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !