I5 2500 or I3 2100 Tags: New Build Asus Motherboards Intel i5 Systems Last response: August 28, 2011 9:02 PM in Systems Share suneetk92 August 28, 2011 7:30:12 PM my present pc config. is : core2duo E6500 asus p5q41 LX3 4gb(2X2) corsiar 1333 DDR3 RAM Cooler Master 450 watt PSU Ati 5670HD 1 GB I would like to know which one will be better option for my upgrade.. i3 2100 + ati 6770HD 1 gb or i5 2500K + ati 5670HD 1 gb i have the motherboard gigabyte GA-H67M-D2-B3.. i can also afford asus p8h67 m le .. so if asus is better than i can get this.. and for now i dont want to over clock.. soo m happy with H67 motherboard. M buying K series as if its required to overclock in future. i can overclock by changing motherboard only. i just want to play new latest games like dragon age 2, modern warfare 3, GTA 4 , and upcoming games.. also i want to know should i invest more in graphics card or processor.. More about : 2500 2100 kaweee August 28, 2011 9:02:22 PM Definitely the i3 if you are mainly gaming or you can simply get a new GPU and overclock your current CPU m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi5 2500 vs i3 2100 Forum SolvedI3 2100 560 ti vs i5 2500k 460 / 550 ti Forum SolvedI3 2100 with gtx 560 ti VS i5 2500k with HD 6870 Forum SolvedAdvice for imminent build, i5 2500k Z68 or i3 2100 H67 Forum SolvedProgramming rig : i3 2100 + dedicated graphics or i5 2500k? Forum SolvedI3 2100 or i5 2500K & Chipset considerations Forum I5 2500K + 6870 vs i3 2100 + 7870?? Forum Which is better for gaming, i3 2100/gtx 560 ti 448 or i5 2500k/HD6870? Forum Which is better, i5 2500k/HD6870 or i3 2100/gtx 560 Ti448 for gaming? Forum Intel i5 2500k vs Intel i3 2100 Forum Overclocked i5 2500K with HD 5770 or i3 2100 with HD 6950 Forum I5 2500 + 5770 or i3 2100 and 6870? Forum I3 2100 vs i5 2500 Forum SolvedPC keeps restarting after changing the Cpu from core i3 2100 to core i5 3570k Forum SolvedUpgrading from i3 2100 to i5 3570k Forum SolvedUpgrading i3 2100 to i5 2400 Forum SolvedCore i3 2100 vs. Core i5 750 Forum Which processor for gaming at stock settings i3 2100 or 2500 Forum i3 2100 vs i3 3220 vs i5 750 Forum i3 2100 to i5 3750k Problem Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !