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 185 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. Best solution rds1220 a c 134 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dravan July 17, 2012 5:01:19 PM Best answer selected by dravan. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel i5 3570K best for my needs or alternative? ForumFeedback on my gaming i5 build? ForumXeon E3-1230 v2 vs core i5 2500K for programming. ForumDiamond in the rough? Equivalent i7 ivy for $230 (Xeon vs i7) ForumI5 3570k vs FX 8350 (Overall) ForumIntel i5 3570k vs FX 8350 Gaming ForumAMD 8350 vs . Intel i5 3570k for GAMING ForumAMD A10-5800k vs Intel I5 3570k ForumIntel i5 3570K + 7870 Vs 3470 + 7870 ForumIntel i5 3570K + 7870 Vs 3470 + 7870 Forum[Q] Intel i5 3570K + 7870 OC vs i5 3470 + 7850 OC ForumFx-8350 vs I5 3570k ForumI5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs wait for haswell ForumFX 8350 vs i5 3570k (Overclocking) (Gaming) ForumI5 3570k vs Xenon E3 1230 v2 ForumI5 3570K vs 2500k for OC? ForumThe newest AMD 8350 vs . Intel I5 3570k Gaming! ForumIntel I5 3570K vs AMD FX-8350 + SSD ForumIntel i7 3770k vs i5 3570k ? i7 on sale at micro $229 ForumPSU Help More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !