I5 + SSD or i7 Tags: CPUs SSD Intel i7 Intel i5 Last response: March 31, 2012 1:46 AM in CPUs Share mercer95 March 29, 2012 10:33:48 PM what would be faster an i5 ivy bridge and a ssd or a ivy bridge i7? More about : ssd evang March 29, 2012 10:41:10 PM if you don't plan on using programs that are able to fully utilize the 8 threads of the i7, then you should go with the i5 + ssd scottiemedic a b à CPUs March 29, 2012 10:48:55 PM What do you primarily use your computer for? Related resources i5 with ssd or i7 with ssd - Forum I7 4770 vs I5 4670 and SSD - Forum i5 4670k + ssd or i7 4770k - Forum (i5 3210m + NVIDIAGeForce GT 630M Graphics + SSD) vs ( i7 3630qm + Intel HD 4000 + HDD) - Forum Trying to move from i7 to i5 with ssd - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mercer95 March 29, 2012 10:50:44 PM gaming, and a little bit of video editing and cinema 4d stuff. scottiemedic a b à CPUs March 29, 2012 10:52:13 PM If you tip the scale to gaming, the i5 combo. If the scale tips more toward video and rendering, the HT of the i7 will be better. Simple, huh? mercer95 March 29, 2012 10:58:05 PM I think I will go for the i5 combo, sorry I forgot to change it from discussion to question so no best answer. and thank you both for your input. Anonymous_26 a b à CPUs March 31, 2012 1:46:45 AM For gaming I would go with the I5 200k and an SSD. What I did was use the SSD as a boot drive. I installed Windows 7 and all motherboard drivers onto the SSD and a regular HDD for everything else. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 290x, 128gb ssd, and i5 VS 290x, i7, and no ssd VS 290, i7, and 250gb ssd Forum i7 4770k or i5 4690k and a ssd Forum Which is faster? i5 with SSD or i7 without? Forum Which is faster? i5 with SSD or i7? Forum SolvedI5 v. i7, SSD v. HDD, in the test of time? Forum SolvedI5 SSD or i7 HD Forum Vaio Flip 14 SSD + i5 vs HDD with "nand flash" + i7 Forum i5 4330m with 256GB SSD or i7 4700mq with 500GB HDD plus 16GB Micro SSD Forum i5 with SSD or i7 without SSD? Forum i5 + SSD or i7 + no SSD Forum i5 3570k with 128gb SSD or i7 3770k? (for gaming) Forum I5 w/fast SSD Verses i7 w/ slower SSD which is better? Forum I5 and ssd or just i7? Forum I5 and SSD or i7 and HDD> Forum CPU i7 2600 VS CPU i5 2500 plus OCZ Vertex 2(E Version) 60GB SSD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !