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 185 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. Share jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:26:03 AM Mainly web browsing, movies, music. m 0 l Related resources I5 Sandy Bridge vs i3 Ivy Bridge vs AMD A8 vs AMD A10 - Forum AMD suggestion vs intel sandy/ivy bridge I3? - Forum I5 sandy vs. i5 ivy vs. i7 sandy - Forum I5 Sandy vs i7 Ivy - Forum Ivy i5 vs Sandy i7 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amuffin a c 185 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 26, 2012 6:26:31 AM i3. Heck even a low end AMD APU would do that! m 0 l 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! m 0 l jbl772 October 26, 2012 6:30:32 AM Best answer selected by jbl772. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I5 VS i7 / Sandy VS Ivy, which one overclocks the best? Forum I5 2500k sandy bridge vs i5 3570k ivy bridge Forum Ivy Bridge i5 vs Sandy Bridge i7 on business laptop Forum I5 ivy bridge vs i7 sandy bridge Forum Bloomingfield i5 vs. Ivy Bridge i3 Forum Ivy I5 3475S Vs I3 3225 Forum SolvedSandy or Ivy i5 for new gaming build - $250 Forum SolvedClock for clock, is an i3 ivy bridge core as fast as an i5 ivy bridge core? Forum SolvedHaswell vs Ivy vs Sandy Build Forum Solvedhaswell vs ivy bridge vs sandy bridge Forum SolvedIntel i5-2310 Sandy Bridge vs. Intel i5-3450 Ivy Bridge Forum SolvedIvy Bridge vs. Sandy Bridge (upgrading from AMD) Forum SolvedNew Ivy Bridge Gaming vs Sandy Bridge Gaming Forum SolvedSandy Bridge i7 vs Ivy Bridge i7 Forum SolvedNew build: Ivy bridge vs Sandy Bridge-E Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !