kennyparker1337 said: I haven't had much experience with the new i5 and i7, but I believe:i7 has 7 cores, i5 has 5 cores, and quad (meaning 4) has 4 cores.
LastVampyer said: i5 is only dual core I think whereas i7 is Quad Core, but it goes much more beyond the amount of cores you have for example, speed, chip-types and so on.
kennyparker1337 said: Yea, well i was way off. only the i7-970 has 6 cores, and the rest have 4 cores.some of the i5's are 4 cores, and some 2.Its just more advanced tech. put into each chip...oh well.And hey! Someday there will be an intel CPU with 7 cores