Solved I3 Ivy vs i5 Sandy Tags: CPUs Laptops Gaming Intel i5 Last response: October 26, 2012 6:30 AM in CPUs Share jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:14:43 AM What do you guys think will be better for non-gaming LAPTOP? i3 Ivy or i5 Sandy? (I know an i5 Ivy is better, but I'm asking strictly these two processors) More about : ivy sandy Best solution amuffin a c 184 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 26, 2012 6:18:13 AM Depends on what this non gaming laptop will be doing. If you use: Programs that are highly multi-threaded. High demand of CPU power Get an i5. If nothing you do meets those requirements, get the i3. jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:26:03 AM Mainly web browsing, movies, music. Related resources I5 Sandy Bridge vs i3 Ivy Bridge vs AMD A8 vs AMD A10 - Forum I5 Sandy vs i7 Ivy - Forum I5 2400 Sandy vs I5 3450 Ivy Bridge - Forum Ivy bridge pentium vs ivy bridge i3 - Forum Ivy Bridge Vs , Sandy Bridge - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amuffin a c 184 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 26, 2012 6:26:31 AM i3. Heck even a low end AMD APU would do that! jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:29:04 AM Haha well it's for my brother. We almost had an i5 ivy for $350 today (Dell Outlet) but someone bought it a second before us. Thanks amuffin! jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:30:32 AM Best answer selected by jbl772. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNahelem vs Sandy Bridge vs Ivy Bridge: Wait or Pull Trigger? ForumSandy bridge VS ivy bridge ForumNew Nas CPU - i5 Sandybridge, ivybridge, or i3 ivy ? ForumIvy bridge or sandy bridge ForumSandy Bridge or Ivy ForumI3 vs i5 for gaming ForumAMD FX-4170 vs Intel Sandy Bridge i5 ForumIvy Bridge i3 release date? ForumIvy I5 3475S Vs I3 3225 ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumIntel i7-3770K vs. i7-3820 for molecular dynamics. ForumSandy Bridge v Ivy Bridge for SolidWorks Simulation ForumSandy/Ivy Bridge Pentium/Celeron Processors and Gaming Forum[Solved] LGA 1155 Mobo support Ivy + Sandy Bridge Forum[Solved] I5 2400 Sandy vs I5 3450 Ivy Bridge More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !