Solved E3-1230 VS I5 3570k Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel i5 Last response: July 17, 2012 5:01 PM in CPUs Share dravan July 17, 2012 2:59:02 PM http://ncix.ca/products/?sku=68134&vpn=BX80623E31230&ma... E3-1230 $248 AND CPUBENCHMARK 8400PTS http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Xeon+E3-1... I5-3570K $238 AND CPUBENCHMARK 7700PTS http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i5-3... PRICES FROM WWW.NCIX.COM For gaming, Which one would you pick and why ? More about : 1230 3570k geofelt a c 309 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming July 17, 2012 3:13:51 PM 3570K. The passmark numbers are based on stock configurations. The 3570K can easily be overclocked past the 3.4 stock to the 4.3 level. The E3-1230 can turbo up a bit, but not to the overclocked levels of the 3570K. m 0 l Best solution rds1220 a c 146 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming July 17, 2012 3:18:15 PM If you are bulding this computer for gaming definitly get the I5 it is an all around better performer in games. Also the I5 can pretty easily be overclocked the E3 not so much. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dravan July 17, 2012 5:01:19 PM Best answer selected by dravan. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi5 3570k or Xeon E3-1230 V2? Forum SolvedIntel Xeon E3-1230 V2 vs I 5 3570K Forum SolvedIntel Xeon E3-1230 v3 vs Core i5 4670K for games? Forum SolvedI5 4670K vs Xeon E3-1230 V3 Forum i5 4670k vs E3-1230 V3 for future proofed gaming? Forum Xeon E3-1230 v2 vs core i5 2500K for programming. Forum Solvedi5 3570k vs i5 4670k vs fx8350 Forum Solvedi5 3570k vs amd 6600k or fx 6300 Forum Solvedi5 3570K vs AMD Athlon ll x3 450 power consumption Forum SolvedCPUs: i5 3570k vs. i5 4690k Forum SolvedCPUs: i5 3570k vs. AMD A10-7700 vs. I5 4430 Forum Solvedi5 3570k vs i5 4670k Forum Solvedi5 4670k vs i5 3570k? Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 3570 vs Intel Core i5 3570k Forum SolvedIntel i5 4670 or Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 for gaming? Forum Solvedi5 3570k vs i5-4670k Forum Solvedi5 3570k vs FX-8350 (no OC) Forum SolvedI7 2700k vs i5 3570k Forum SolvedIntel i5 2500k vs 3570k Forum Solved7850k vs i5 3570k w/ HD6670 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !