Which i5 to get for gaming 8mb L3 vs Hyper Threading Tags: New Build Core Intel Intel i5 Gaming Systems Product Last response: November 9, 2010 2:08 PM in Systems Share Adamm07x November 9, 2010 3:31:27 AM Intel Core i5-670 Clarkdale 3.46GHz 4MB L3 Cache http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I"m gonna assume the 760 w/o hyperthreading is superior as of now but i'm not too sure about the future. More about : gaming 8mb hyper threading Wolygon November 9, 2010 6:36:36 AM Yes the i5 760 will destroy the 6XX for gaming. The i5 6XX are dual cores with HT, no games use HT and in some cases it actually loses you performance so you will probably turn it off anyway. Though the i5 760 may be overkill depending on what graphics card you are looking to get. What graphics cards are you getting? Theres a chance you don't need that much power. simon12 a b 4 Gaming November 9, 2010 11:22:21 AM ^ +1 the 760 is about as good as any one needs for gaming and is far better than the 670, though if you are not going to get a very high end graphics card an i3, Athlon or Phenom may be much better value Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xvetox123 November 9, 2010 2:08:53 PM The i5 760 is probably overkill but it beats the i5 670 anytime Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI5 vs i7 for gaming . (Help needed) ForumDoes an i7 with HyperThreading off symply become a i5 with more L3 cache ? ForumWhich i5 ? ForumThe future of hyper threading ForumI5 vs AMD PII 955 ForumI5 vs Q9550 ForumCore i5-750 vs . Core i7-860 -- It's About Hyper-Threading ForumCore i7 920 Hyper-threading VS . Overclocking ForumIs L3 cache useful in modern games? ForumDoes Hyper-Threading make a difference? ForumI5 2500k Over Clocked to 4GHz, or i7 2600k at 3.3GHz? ForumMidrange i5 gaming system Forum$800 i5 Gaming Rig ForumImac i5 faster than macbook pro i5 ? ForumI5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs wait for haswell ForumWhich Xeon CPU? HPC - FEM3D - Parallel Computing ForumAMD FX 8350 vs i5 3570k ForumPCI compatibility question Forum~$700 Gaming PC w/ Monitor Forum[Solved] Gaming Build Advice - $1000 - $1200 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !