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 SolvedSurface Pro 3- i5 vs i7 for virtual machines? Forum Solvedi5 760 @ 4GHz vs i7 860 Forum Solvedi5 4690k vs i7 4770k vs i7 4790k Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 Gaming Forum Solvedi5 4690k vs i7 4770k, Help? Forum Solvedi5 4690k vs i7 4790k Forum Solvedi5 4670K Vs. i7 4770K Forum Solved840m i5 vs 8750 i7 gaming Forum SolvedI5 4690k vs I7 4790k gaming Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for Budget Gaming Desktop Forum Solvedcore i7 4790 vs. core i5 4590 Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming Forum Solvedcore i5 vs core i7 Forum SolvedI5 vs I7 For Streaming Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4700HQ vs i5 4200H Forum Solvedi7 4790(without k) vs i5 4690k Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming? not sure which Forum Solvedi5 vs i7? Worth the $80 price difference? Forum SolvedIntel i7 4500U vs Intel i5 3570 Forum Solvedi5 4200m vs i7 4700mq Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !