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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWhich is better for gaming, i3 2100 /gtx 560 ti 448 or i5 2500 k/HD6870? ForumWhich is better, i5 2500 k/HD6870 or i3 2100 /gtx 560 Ti448 for gaming? ForumI3 2100 560 ti vs i5 2500 k 460 / 550 ti ForumUpgrade from e2160 775 to i5 2500 k or i3 2100 ForumI5 2500 K vs. i3 2100 ForumOverclocked i5 2500 K with HD 5770 or i3 2100 with HD 6950 ForumI3 2100 with gtx 560 ti VS i5 2500 k with HD 6870 ForumIntel i5 2500 k vs Intel i3 2100 ForumThe Longevity Factor.. i3 2100 vs. i5 2400 vs. i5 2500 K....?!? ForumAdvice for imminent build, i5 2500 k Z68 or i3 2100 H67 ForumFirst Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) ForumI3 2100 Budget Build ForumBuilding high performance PC for designing under $ 2500 ForumWhich is a Better CPU for Gaming Intel i3 2100 or AMP PII X4 955? ForumBest gaming pc build for under 2500 Forum2500 euro gaming system please advice, ordering tomorrow ForumAre my temps ok? CM HAF 912 with i3 2100 and ati 6870.. its been 3 weeks Forum[Solved] Developer's Home PC (i3 2100, ASUS H67M PRO). Thoughts? Forum[Solved] 1st Build: Do I have to use thermal paste on stock i-5 2500 cpu? Forum$400 i3 2100 Build need help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !