Core i3 vs core i5 which i sbetter for gaming? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Core Intel i5 Gaming Last response: April 29, 2010 3:03 PM in CPUs Share abhishekshukla1989 April 29, 2010 8:29:22 AM I am on a budget and i can overclock core i3 on stock heatsink but not core i5 also i can spend money left from buying core i5 750 for better gpu. I will upgrade system after 2 years. More about : core core sbetter gaming pausert20 April 29, 2010 8:33:08 AM Do you want 4 full cores or 2 cores with 4 threads? Core i5 6xx processors I think are too expensive. Get the Core i3 540 and put the rest of your money into the motherboard and Graphics card. m 0 l ksampanna a b à CPUs April 29, 2010 3:03:48 PM Get the i3 540 w/ gigabyte gap55 ud3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The processor can overclock massively & becomes a potent gaming cpu, & will be more than enough to handle any pc game for the next 2 years. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedintel core i3 4340 vs i5 4430: which non-OC CPU performs better in todays games? Forum SolvedCore i5 3337U + HD 7670m vs Intel Core i3 + HD 8730m for gaming + general use Forum Gaming laptop - core i5 vs i3 vs amd processor ? Forum Budget gaming build : core i3 vs core i5 Forum SolvedWhich laptop is better: 1st generation Intel Core i5 Samsung or a 4th generation Intel Core i3 Acer Forum SolvedCore i5 750 vs Core i3 2120 Forum SolvedIntel Core i3 4130 3.4GHz vs i5 3470 3.2 GHz Forum SolvedCore 2 duo vs I3 vs I5 Forum Solvedcore i3 3217u + ssd vs core i5 3317u + hdd Forum Solvedcore i3 vs i5 Forum SolvedCore 2 Quad vs Core I3, which is better ? Forum SolvedCore i3 4130 vs AMD FX 6300 (No Gaming) Forum SolvedCore i5 + Radeon 7770 vs Core i3 + Radeon 7850 Forum Solvedwhich one is better for gaming Pentium 4 3rd gen or core i3 Forum SolvedCore i3 2120 vs 3240. Does it even matter which I choose? Forum SolvedCore i3 Mobile processor vs Desktop core i3 vs Mobile core i5 Forum Intel Core i3 2350M vs i5 4200U Forum SolvedCore i3 2100 vs. Core i5 750 Forum SolvedCore I3 2130 vs core i5 2320 Forum Solved1st Gen Core i5 vs 2nd Gen Core i3? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !