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 184 à CPUs March 2, 2012 10:31:15 PM i7-2600k (socket 1155) 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSandybridge i5 vs . Bloomfield i7 for platform refresh ForumI7 3770k with Z77 mobo VS i7 3820 with X 79 rigs. ForumIntel Core i7 2600 vs 950 ForumI7 vs Core 2 - Gaming PC - 1000 or less ForumCore I7 vs . Core I5 ForumWhy is Core i7 920 better than Phenom 2 955 ForumWhich is better among intel i5 processor with 2.8GHz and i7 with 1.6Gh ForumI5 vs i7 for gaming. (Help needed) ForumI5 vs . i7 for future titles ForumI5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs wait for haswell ForumI5 750 or i7 860 which one is better and y ForumI7 3930k vs i7 2600k, OC AIR! Help. ForumWhich is better : intel Core 2 Duo, Centrino 2, Core i3, i5 or i7 ForumSocket concerns: i5 750 vs . i7 920 vs . Phenom II X4 965 ForumWhich processor is better i3 or i5 or i7 or core to duo ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhich AMD cpu? Forum[Solved] Can I upgrade to a better CPU? ForumBetter headset pc gamin ForumWhich fan should I replace with? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !