Core i5 vs i7 vs i7 socket 79 which is better? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Socket Intel i5 Last response: March 2, 2012 10:48 PM in CPUs Share g335 March 2, 2012 10:21:45 PM Hello I am building a computer for gaming, graphic design, 3d animation making and 2d animation making. Which will be better for me, i5, i7 or i7 socket 79? I dont want to have to spend lots of money but want something that will good for what I want to do. More about : core socket amuffin a c 186 à CPUs March 2, 2012 10:31:15 PM i7-2600k (socket 1155) m 0 l mcnumpty23 a b à CPUs March 2, 2012 10:48:32 PM for graphic design and animation the x79 with the extra cores should be better though much more expensive so for a reasonable budget i would agree with amuffin the 2600k as you still have the hyperthreading m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLenovo y510p i5 vs i7 which is better for BF4 Forum SolvedWhich Is Better AMD Fx-8350 with ATi Radeon 7970 vs Intel Core i7 3930K with Nividia Ge Force 680 Forum Solvedi7 cores vs. FX-8000/9000 which is better? Forum i5 4670k vs i7 3770k+ radeon 7970, which is better for max setting gaming at 1920x1080 and recording narration with fraps? Forum Which is better for mutiple video playback? Xeon server CPU vs Desktop Core I7 4770k types? Forum Core i5 2500k vs core i7 950?which one Forum Q9550 vs core i7. Which is the better buy? Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4700HQ vs i5 4200H Forum SolvedIntel core i7 4770k VS Intel Core i7 4820k? What's Better? Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming? not sure which Forum Which is better? Quad core i5 or dual core i7 (for music production) Forum Solvedcore i7 4770 without overclock vs core i5 4670 k with overclock Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 which to get Forum SolvedIntel core i5 4670k vs. intel core i7 4770k Forum SolvedSocket concerns: i5 750 vs. i7 920 vs. Phenom II X4 965 Forum SolvedHow much better is an i7 4770k vs an i5 4670k in rendering Forum Solvedintel core i7 4960X vs Intel core i5 3570k Forum Solvedcore i5 4670k vs core i7 4770 is it worth to spend additional 100 $ Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4770S vs Intel Core i5 3570K Forum Solvedcore i5 4670 vs core i7 4770 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !