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 I7 950 vs i7 2500 vs i5 2500K vs i5 760 Forum I5 2500k or i7 950 ? Forum I5 2500 or 2500K sandy bridge vs i7 950 Bloomfield help Forum I5 2500k or i7 950 Forum Intel i7 950 vs i5 2500k (same price) Forum Oc'd i7 950 and i5 2500k = i7 2600 Forum Core i5 2500k vs core i7 950 ?which one Forum I5 2500k Build for $ 950 + Tax. (Questions + First Build) Forum I5 2500k vs i7 2600k Forum I7 2600K or i5 2500K for gaming? Forum Building an $1000 Dollar gaming PC Forum Ordering this week - please look over my "budget" gaming build. Forum Building a budget system around an i7 950 Forum Advice on i5 2500k build sub $1500 Forum I5 2500K 1500$-1600$ need you're opinion Forum 2500K build Forum Help with i5 2500k build Forum Need advice on i5 2500K build for novice builder Forum 2500K GAMING BUILD/ HELP ME! Forum [Solved] Athlon II X4 640 vs. i5 2500K build - non-gaming pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !