I5 or i7 for gaming pc Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel i7 Intel i5 Last response: January 5, 2013 12:17 AM in CPUs Share Hairyhel January 5, 2013 12:11:59 AM Hi, I'm building my own pc and I am wondering if i should get a i5 or a i7 CPU, This pc will mainly be used for gaming, general use and the occasional video rendering / photoshop which processor should I buy? Thanks More about : gaming aonor January 5, 2013 12:16:08 AM i5 is for gaming, i7 is for high performance.Basically both works but depends on your budget. Hairyhel January 5, 2013 12:17:51 AM There isn't really a budget wi the processor Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedA mobo for I7 4790 / i5 4590 semi-gaming, semi-pro audio video PC Forum Solvedi5 1150 socket or i7 2011 socket for gaming pc?? Forum SolvedCore i5 or i7 for gaming/editing PC HELP! Forum Solvedbuilding a gaming pc with gtx 780 which processor should i get i5 4650k or i7 4770k Forum SolvedGaming PC,worth to upgrade from i7 firstname.lastname@example.org to i5 4670k? Forum SolvedGaming PC under 750$ - i5 or i7? Forum I5 3570k or i7 3770k for gaming pc Forum Solvedhow true is having a i7 4790k vs i5 4690k that the i7 dont have much benifit more then i5 in gaming Forum Solvedi5 4670k vs i7 4770k for gaming? Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 gaming 2014 Forum Solvedi5 4670k vs. i7 4770k for gaming? Forum SolvedTorn between I5, I7, and Xeon for gaming (mostly strategy games). Forum SolvedI5 vs I7 for simultaneous gaming/streaming Forum Solvedi5 4670k or I7 4770k for gaming, video editing and photography Forum Solvedi7 4770k vs i5 4670k high end gaming build Forum Solvedi5 4670k vs i7 4770k for Gaming Forum SolvedI5 3570 vs I7 3770 for gaming Forum Solvedi7 4770K vs i5 4670K gaming AND recording AND video editing Forum Solvedi5- 4670k or i7 - 4770k for gaming purpose? Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !