Core i5 vs i7 vs i7 socket 79 which is better?

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.
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More about core socket better
  1. i7-2600k (socket 1155)
  2. 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
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