Intel i5 vs i7 Tags: College Intel i7 Intel i5 Last response: June 9, 2011 9:08 PM in Work & Education Share taxman902 June 8, 2011 11:12:16 PM Hello, what is best suited for a math major entering grad school? More about : intel willonidas June 9, 2011 6:15:51 AM Hello Taxman, Could you give us some more information on what you may be doing on the system besides any school work? Unless you are running intensive programs I think the i5 might be more suited for your purposes. Cheaper as well which is great being a student. Chainzsaw June 9, 2011 6:30:31 PM Core i5 is currently the sweet spot in terms of CPUS. Core i7 is more expensive, a bit more powerful, but can be crushed by the i5 if the i5 is overclocked. Plus it will save you some money +1 for i5 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kajabla June 9, 2011 9:08:17 PM But if you're not gaming or doing anything extreme, you won't need either. Usage? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel i5 4690k vs Intel i7 4770k. Forum SolvedIntel core i5 4670k vs. intel core i7 4770k Forum SolvedIntel i5 3570k (4,8Ghz) vs Intel i7 3770k? Forum Solvedi5 intel with 2 gig graphics dedicated vs i7 intel with 1 gig graphics dedicated Forum Solvedintel core i7 4960X vs Intel core i5 3570k Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4770S vs Intel Core i5 3570K Forum Solvedintel i5 4670k vs i7 4770k for gaming Forum SolvedGaming: Intel i5 4570 vs i5 4670 vs i5 4670K vs i7 4770 Forum SolvedIntel 930 i7 vs Intel 2400 i5 Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 4670K vs i7 4770K Forum Solvedi5 with 6gb and nVidia GT740M vs. i7 with 8gb and intel hd 4000 Forum SolvedIntel core i5 4670 vs i7 3770 Forum Solved(i5 3210m + NVIDIAGeForce GT 630M Graphics + SSD) vs ( i7 3630qm + Intel HD 4000 + HDD) Forum SolvedIntel i5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs AMD 8350 (or the one from 9k series soon) ? Forum intel 5th generation i5 vs i7 Forum SolvedIntel i5 3570 vs i7 3770 vs FX 8350 Forum SolvedIntel core i5 vs Intel core i7 Forum Intel Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz vs Core i5 4670K 3.4 GHz? Forum (Intel i5 4670k + Asus Z87-Pro) vs (Intel i7 4770k + Asus Z87-K) ? Forum SolvedIntel i7 950 vs i5 2500k (same price) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Work & Education categories College Job Market !