I5-655k or i5-760 Tags: CPUs Intel i5 Product Last response: August 18, 2010 7:12 PM in CPUs Share artoulis August 18, 2010 2:58:29 PM hello everybody i am planning to buy a new system based on lga1156 setup i have read the CPU buying guide but there are no references about the new i5-655k cpu i use my computer for internet-music-video-gaming i currently have an e8400 with P35 board which are doing very well but i'm quite confused about the processors available currently at the market as i said before i have decided to go with LGA1156(i think it is the best choice for intel's platform) i don't know yet my budget but i am between: i5-760 i5-655k and i7-870 which one do you think would be best for my needs? i am seeking performance of course More about : 655k 760 Timop a b à CPUs August 18, 2010 3:16:54 PM Go for the 760 the 655K is a dual core, and spending that kind or money on one now isnt really worth it. (hence not being recommended) Besides, the unlocked Multi doesn't help OC much anyways, ~an 100Mhz boost at best. artoulis August 18, 2010 5:49:21 PM Timop said:Go for the 760 the 655K is a dual core, and spending that kind or money on one now isnt really worth it. (hence not being recommended) Besides, the unlocked Multi doesn't help OC much anyways, ~an 100Mhz boost at best. hmm, i see so, there aren't big differences between 760 and 655k. how about 760 and i7-870 i can see that the price is about 50% more but what about performance on everyday applications and gaming? Related resources Would an i5-655K bottleneck an R9 280X? - Forum Core i5-655K .. new unlocked 1156 gamer's chip. - Forum Is the Intel i5-760 compatible with Acer H57H-AM2 - Forum Athlon 5350 or i5-760 - Forum Help overclocking i5-760 : What Cooler Do I Need ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer davcon a c 120 à CPUs August 18, 2010 5:54:27 PM If performance is what your're after then the i5 760 and a P55 mobo is the way to go. raiyus13 August 18, 2010 6:14:23 PM +1 for that. It is almost at par with a 870 and even beats it at certain applications. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/109?vs=107 artoulis August 18, 2010 6:57:13 PM thank you i will go for the 760 thinking with Asus P7P55D Deluxe do you think it's a good board? davcon a c 120 à CPUs August 18, 2010 7:12:02 PM artoulis said:thank you i will go for the 760 thinking with Asus P7P55D Deluxe do you think it's a good board? Yes that's a great board and oc's very well.l You'll most likely have to flash the bios for a new cpu like the 760 to post though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading from my I5-760 Lynnfield and my Forum SolvedOverclocking an i5-760 Forum SolvedIntel Core i5-760 vs AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core Forum SolvedSeeking Advice: A GPU for my i5-760? Forum SolvedWill my Core i5-760 Bottleneck an R9 280x? Forum SolvedGtx 670 and I5-760 Possible Bottleneck? Worth it? Forum Solvedi5-760 vs newer i5? Forum SolvedWhat motherboard would you recommend for an i5-760? Forum SolvedUpgrading g6950 to i5-760 but with heatsink Forum SolvedI5-760 Stock - Overtemp Forum SolvedI5-760 Forum SolvedMotherboard with or without turbo boost for i5-760 gaming? Forum SolvedI5-760 Running Hot??? Forum WTS: Core i5-760, HD 6850 and more Forum SolvedI5-760 stock voltage too high? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !