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 127 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. m 0 l mi1ez a b à CPUs April 28, 2010 7:57:08 AM If buying new, undoubtedly go for the i5! m 0 l Related resources Q8300 vs Intel i5-750 - Forum GTX 650 and Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q8300 2.5GHz? - Forum Q8300 + HD7790 for gaming? - Forum Evga gtx 650ti 1gb ddr5 and q8300 @ 2.5ghz. How will it perform? - Forum Will the gtx750 ti be bottlenecked by the Intel core 2 quad Q8300 - 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). m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedC2Q Q8300 temperature Forum Solvedfan requirement for intel core2quad q8300 Forum SolvedParts from busted Dell with q8300 chip, need budget micro-atx or mini-itx motherboard Forum Solvedq6600 or q8300 Forum SolvedBest GPU for my Q8300 3GHz= ? Forum SolvedCore 2 Quad Q8300 or Q9300 Forum SolvedGTX 650 + Q8300 in GTA IV Forum SolvedOverclocking q8300 with hyper 212 Forum Solvedq8300 with dg31pr Forum SolvedQ8300+ GPU?= Nvidia or ATI? Forum SolvedQ8300 3GHz overclocking to 3.4GHz *HELP Forum SolvedQ8300 w/ GTX 660 ti= bottleneck? Forum SolvedUsing a 7790 with Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q8300 CPU? good or bad? Forum SolvedNeed help overclocking on the As-Rock G31M-S R2.0 *Q8300 Forum Will upgrading my ram from 4 gb of ddr 2 800MHZ to 4GB DDR3 1333mhz help lift the bottleneck on my q8300 and gtx 650 (non ti) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !