I5 vs i7? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Intel i5 Last response: July 4, 2010 8:21 PM in CPUs Share combatpro July 4, 2010 7:44:46 PM Im thinking of doing a cpu upgrade and im wondering if i7 is really worth the extra money over the i5? performance wise in current and probably future games? tnx in advance More about : question mi1ez a b à CPUs July 4, 2010 8:21:54 PM depends what games and the rest of your setup. for crossfire you really need the extra PCIe lanes of x58 but in general an i5 will be sufficient. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I5 vs i7 for gaming. (Help needed) Forum I5 vs . i7 for future titles Forum I5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs wait for haswell Forum Intel i7 3770k vs i5 3570k ? i7 on sale at micro $229 Forum I7 vs . i5 Forum Intel i5 3570k vs i7 3770k (or 2600k) Forum I5 vs 3core I7 Forum 3rd Gen i5 vs i7 ? Forum I5 670m vs i7 660m Forum AMD FX vs Phenom IIx4 vs i5 vs i7 Forum I5 3570k vs i7 2700k Forum 4GB DDR3 vs 6GB DDR3, 500gb hard drive VS 750 gb and a i5 overclock 2.3ghz VS i7 Forum Question regarding i5 vs i7 Forum I5 3570k vs i7 3930k Forum Intel Core i5 2500k vs Intel Core i7 2600k Forum I5 Sandy vs i7 Ivy Forum I7 3630QM (2.40GHz) vs i5 3380M (2.90GHz) for gaming Forum I5 3750k vs i7 2600k Forum I5 2310 vs . I7 3770 Forum I5 vs i7 for gaming/streaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !