Closed I7-3930K v i5-3570k Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel i7 Processors Intel i5 Last response: December 21, 2012 2:50 PM in CPUs Share Livingston December 21, 2012 4:09:43 AM As far as gaming goes, which of these processors have the advantage? Also which is going to have the better longevity for upgrades? More about : 3930k 3570k Best solution killerhurtalot a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming December 21, 2012 5:12:14 AM Well... the 3930k doesn't really outperform the 3570k that much.... but it does have more cores... which games might take advantage of it in the future... Longivity wise, I bet both are going to be around the same since games are just being optimized for 2 cores... I'd save the money by going with 3570k and a good cooler to overclock it... Livingston December 21, 2012 6:37:34 AM Thanks. I had settled on the 3570k initially, but then I read Tom's gift guide and they listed the 3930k for their high end machines and the 3570k for their mid range. So I thought I might be missing something. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Livingston December 21, 2012 2:50:01 PM Best answer selected by Livingston. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI7-3930k with x1 Radeon 7970 or i7-3820 with x2 Radeon 7970 ForumConfirmed Major Problems OC'ing Ivy Bridge - i7-3770K & i5-3570K ForumIvy Bridge CPUs on Z77 Benchmarks & Review - i7-3770K & i5-3570K ForumFull Review - i7-3770K & i5-3570K ForumStuck between i5-3570k and i7-3930k ForumConfirmed Major Problems OC'ing Ivy Bridge - i7-3770K & i5-3570K ForumWill a i7-3930K be the bottle neck in my system ForumI7-3930K Hexa-Core, Intel Core i7-3770K, i7-2600k ForumI7-3930k 4.7GHz Noctua NH-D14? ForumShould I swap identical CPUs for chance of better OC? i7-3930K ForumShould I get faster Ram than 1600mhz for i7-3930k with RIVE? ForumFailed Prime95 and I haven't even OC'd my i7-3930k yet! ForumWas this the best RAM for i7-3930k / RIVE Build? ForumGood Overclocking Board for i7-3930K ForumAdvice on Water Cooling Kits for New Build - i7-3930k , RIVE - Gaming ForumIs 75C too high for i7-3930K ? ForumWhat mobo would you recommend for Intel Core i7-3930K ? ForumBest Motherboard to overclock i7-3930K ForumP8Z77- v lk i5-3570K build ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !