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 email@example.com to i5 4670k? Forum SolvedGaming PC under 750$ - i5 or i7? Forum I5 3570k or i7 3770k for gaming pc Forum Solvedi7 4770 or i5 4670 (don't want to overclock) [GAMING] Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 Gaming Forum Solved840m i5 vs 8750 i7 gaming Forum SolvedI5 4690k vs I7 4790k gaming Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for Budget Gaming Desktop Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming Forum SolvedIS the i5 intel 4690K or the intel i7 4790K better for gaming? Forum SolvedI7 or I5 for gaming? Forum Solvedi5 vs i7 for gaming? not sure which Forum Solvedi5 vr i7 Build: Gaming only Forum Solvedhmm, i7 4770 or an i5 4690k for gaming? Forum Solvedi5 4440 or i7 4770 for £720 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 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !