Processors Tags: Systems Last response: April 6, 2010 3:00 AM in Systems Share pitacorp April 6, 2010 2:32:10 AM Hello, does anyone have an opinion on, if they had the choice, would you rather choose a 32bit, dual core quad Q9650 vs. a I7 870 at 64 bit? I need to make a choice soon and not sure which way to go More about : processors | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove banthracis April 6, 2010 2:38:10 AM No reason to go with the old Socket 775 CPU's. For gaming an i5-750 1156 is as high as you'll really need. For professional graphics/video an i7-930 is about all you need. | Report abuse jbakerlent April 6, 2010 3:00:53 AM ^+1. What are you going to be using the system for? If you fill out the Build Advice form in my signature, it will help us get the information we need. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Processors> Related ressources: ForumAMD or INTEl processors ,which is more reliable ForumDoes Clock Speed (GHz) Matters while Comparing 2 Processors ? ForumAMD vs Intel Processors ! ForumPerformance of AMD processors ? ForumWill am3+ motherboard support am3 socket processors ? ForumHow To Ask For Build Advice ForumHomebuilt PC Buying Guide ForumProcessors & Graphics question ? ForumBalancing Processors ForumComparing processors ForumMini-ITX & mobile processors ForumNeed advice on cheap processors ForumWhy does my i7 2600 quad core show 2 Core(s) 4 Logical Processor(s ) ForumWhat does i mean in corei3.i5 and i7 processors ForumProcessors for dell atx motherboard ForumEVGA CLASSIFIED SR-2. How to air cool 2 processors ? ForumEVGA CLASSIFIED SR-2. How to air cool 2 processors ? ForumDoes the Biostar A780L motherboard support Phenom II x4 Processors ? ForumHow to use both my processors in my C855d- S303 ForumWhat processors is the Intel H55 chipset used with More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !