I5 2500K over i7 950? Tags: Homebuilt Intel i7 Games Intel i5 Systems Last response: January 27, 2011 7:39 AM in Systems Share anroin January 26, 2011 2:58:49 PM Hello. I'd like to ask if a i5 2500K perform better than a i7 950 in games,despite being a i5? Thanks =) More about : 2500k 950 simon12 January 26, 2011 3:06:29 PM Yes is the short answer nearly 100% of the time rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system January 26, 2011 8:42:28 PM ^+1 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Klosteral January 27, 2011 7:39:37 AM Compare them here: http://www.netplus.com.au/product/CP1/CPINPDI5-2500K/CP... http://www.netplus.com.au/product/CP1/CPINPCI7-960/CPU/... (Forget the prices, the place made a mistake) The i5 is a 3.3GHz Quad vs the i7 which is a 3.06GHz Quad. The only reason the i7 could be better is in situations where there are many processes doing low-power tasks, where the 8-threads (vs the i5's 4 threads) could be better. Get the i5. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel i7 950 vs i5 2500k (same price) Forum Intel i5 2500k or intel i7 950? Forum I5 2500k or i7 950 Forum Oc'd i7 950 and i5 2500k = i7 2600 Forum I5 2500k or i7 950? Forum I5 2500 or 2500K sandy bridge vs i7 950 Bloomfield help Forum Core i5 2500k vs core i7 950?which one Forum I5 2500k Over Clocked to 4GHz, or i7 2600k at 3.3GHz? Forum SolvedI5 2500k Build for $950 + Tax. (Questions + First Build) Forum SolvedI7 950 vs i5 760 vs waiting for sandy bridge Forum SolvedI5 2500k, does it have to be over clocked. Forum SolvedStick with i5 2500K or move to i7 4770K? Forum Solvedpls help i5 2500k or i7 3370k for games Forum SolvedIs the i7 4770K worth the extra £70 over the i5 4670K Forum SolvedI7 2600k UC or I5 2500k Forum SolvedWorth jumping from i5 2500k to i7 3770k? Forum Over clocking a core i7 950 Forum Intel Core i7 950 CPU over temperature error Forum I7 950 Over clock questions Forum Over Clocking i5 2500K Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !