Pentium Dual Core vs i3/i5 Tags: CPUs Pentium Computer Intel i5 Last response: June 26, 2010 3:47 PM in CPUs Share anon56 June 26, 2010 9:13:31 AM hey, im about to purchase a new computer and was wondering if i should get a pentium dual core or pay extra for an i3/i5? assuming that all are at the same speed (GHz). thanks More about : pentium dual core Maziar a b à CPUs June 26, 2010 10:24:25 AM Hello and welcome to the forums If you can afford the i5,then definitely go for it,its worth the extra cash m 0 l Onus a c 123 à CPUs June 26, 2010 3:47:21 PM Agreed. Compared to i5, or even i3, the Pentium is a cripple. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedA-series vs. FX series vs. Core i3/i5 builds Forum Solvedintel pentium vs intel dual core Forum Solvedpentium dual core 3rd generatoion vs intel corei3 2nd generation Forum Intel Pentium D 945 3.4 GHz vs. Intel Celeron Dual Core 2.66 GHz Forum SolvedPentium D Dual Core vs Intel Core Duo Forum SolvedPentium Dual Core E5500 (2.8ghz) Vs Core 2 Duo E7500 (2.93ghz) Forum SolvedIntel Celeron D vs Pentium D vs Pentium Dual-Core vs Core 2 Duo (Socket LGA775) Forum Solveddual core pentium e2180 vs a8-3850? Forum Sempron 145 2.8 vs Pentium G3220 Dual Core 3.0 Question? Forum 1st generation quad-core i7 vs 3rd generation core i3/i5 - Buying Laptop Forum Intel Dual Core (3rd Generation) vs Intel Pentium Dual Core which one is better? Forum SolvedPentium dual core e5700 vs core 2 duo e6700 Forum SolvedPentium D vs Pentium Dual Core? Forum 2nd gen vs 3rd gen pentium dual core Forum what is better? intel pentium dual core e6700 3.2ghz vs core 2 duo e7300 2.66ghz Forum intel celeron 2.13 ghz processor vs intel pentium dual core performance Forum AMD Dual-Core E1-1500 1.48GHz vs. Intel Pentium processor G2030T 2.6GHz Forum Core Duo vs. Intel Core i3/i5 with just 2 cores Forum Core Duo vs. Intel Core i3/i5 with just 2 cores Forum pentium dual core e5200 vs intel g2010 ?????? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !