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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove simon12 January 26, 2011 3:06:29 PM Yes is the short answer nearly 100% of the time | Report abuse rolli59 Homebuilt system Master January 26, 2011 8:42:28 PM ^+1 | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>I5 2500K over i7 950?> Related ressources: ForumI7 950 vs i7 2500 vs i5 2500K vs i5 760 ForumI5 2500k or i7 950 ? ForumI5 2500 or 2500K sandy bridge vs i7 950 Bloomfield help ForumI5 2500k or i7 950 ForumIntel i7 950 vs i5 2500k (same price) ForumOc'd i7 950 and i5 2500k = i7 2600 ForumCore i5 2500k vs core i7 950 ?which one ForumI5 2500k Build for $ 950 + Tax. (Questions + First Build) ForumI5 2500k vs i7 2600k ForumI7 2600K or i5 2500K for gaming? ForumBuilding an $1000 Dollar gaming PC ForumOrdering this week - please look over my "budget" gaming build. ForumBuilding a budget system around an i7 950 ForumAdvice on i5 2500k build sub $1500 ForumI5 2500K 1500$-1600$ need you're opinion Forum2500K build ForumHelp with i5 2500k build ForumNeed advice on i5 2500K build for novice builder Forum2500K GAMING BUILD/ HELP ME! Forum[Solved] Athlon II X4 640 vs. i5 2500K build - non-gaming pc More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !