Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Solved

CORE i5 760 VS CORE i5 2500

Last response: in CPUs
Share
February 22, 2011 3:06:59 PM

Would I notice any difference in these two processors using AutoCad, PhotoShop, or surfing?

I had a computer ordered with the 2500, but they were recalled. The same computer with the 760 costs the same.

I just don't know if it's worth waiting for the 2500 to ship.

More about : core 760 core 2500

February 22, 2011 3:09:25 PM

Both processors are extremely fast, especially if you overclock. While you won't notice much of a difference in those applications you listed, waiting a week for a significantly faster processor would probably be the best choice to make your computer last as long as possible.
m
0
l

Best solution

a b à CPUs
February 22, 2011 3:26:29 PM

If you absolutely must have the system now, get the 760.

If you can wait, do so. The Sandy Bridge processors are worth it, even when running at stock speeds. They pummel everything except the 980X/990X in every application and game.
Share
Related resources
February 22, 2011 3:51:53 PM

Pipes said:
Would I notice any difference in these two processors using AutoCad, PhotoShop, or surfing?

I had a computer ordered with the 2500, but they were recalled. The same computer with the 760 costs the same.

I just don't know if it's worth waiting for the 2500 to ship.




Thank you both. I'll wait.
m
0
l
February 22, 2011 4:02:39 PM

What's the difference clock for clock all else being equal?
m
0
l
a c 227 à CPUs
February 22, 2011 4:08:57 PM

About 15 to 20% I believe.
m
0
l
March 4, 2011 11:11:25 AM

Best answer selected by Pipes.
m
0
l
!