Which is a better gaming setup? Tags: CPUs Core Intel Gaming Last response: February 25, 2012 9:50 PM in CPUs Share iAmPhoReal February 25, 2012 9:29:57 PM My two choices of setups are: Intel Core i3 2120 with a Radeon 6850 OR Intel Core i5 2500K (OC'ed to 4.5 GHz) with an Nvidia GeForce GT 520 Both are approximately $270. More about : gaming setup e56imfg a b à CPUs February 25, 2012 9:36:35 PM I'm guessing you're building this for gaming, so I would go with the i3 build since you could just upgrade to Ivy Bridge in the future for more CPU power. m 0 l Raidur a b à CPUs February 25, 2012 9:50:53 PM i3 and i5 are going to perform very similar in most games until you get a very high-end GPU setup. You'll get better overall performance with the i3 at this time. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich RAM setup would be better for gaming? Forum Solvedwhich Setup Is Better For Me?? Gamer With Old Games Not New,TMNT,Matrix Path Of Neo Etc... Forum SolvedWhich of these two will be a better setup for gaming? Forum Which is a better partition setup? OS first then gaming, or gaming first then OS? Forum Which setup would be better for gaming? Forum Which setup would be better for gaming? Forum Which setup is better for gaming? Forum Which system setup is better for gaming? Forum Which is the better setup for gaming? Forum Gaming setup on budget. which is better Forum Which setup is better for a gaming server? Forum SolvedWhich of these two setups will run games better overall? Forum Solvedgtx770 4gb or gtx780 3gb which is better for triple setup Forum SolvedWhich GTX 770 and which is better with my Current setup? Forum SolvedTriple Monitor Setup which is better GTX 760 vs 7970 Forum SolvedWhich crossfire setup am I better with: 7970 ghz +280x OR 280x x2 Forum SolvedWhich Setup is Better? Forum SolvedWhich Setup is better? Help please Forum SolvedWhich setup is better? Forum Which setup will work better ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !