Closed I7vsi5 Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Last response: February 4, 2013 2:47 PM in CPUs Share risingsunyk February 4, 2013 2:32:31 PM Hello, microcenter has a deal going on for i7 2700k's for 219, would it be smarter to buy 2700k or a i5 3570k for 30$ less. forgot to mention that its for my first build aimed towards gaming and digitally audio engineering More about : i7vsi5 Best solution chesteracorgi a b à CPUs February 4, 2013 2:38:26 PM That's a good price on the 2700k, but the 2700k is overkill for gaming. Both the 2700k and 3570k are great CPUs. omaroma11 February 4, 2013 2:38:33 PM whatever you want I would say its worth an extra 30 dollars though but there still both great cpus Related resources I5 vs i7 Feeling ripped off? - Forum Where can I find a good mechanical keyboard? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer satyamdubey a b à CPUs February 4, 2013 2:40:00 PM 2700K risingsunyk February 4, 2013 2:43:25 PM thanks everyone for the quick responses looks like im going for the i7 for the price risingsunyk February 4, 2013 2:43:59 PM Best answer selected by risingsunyk. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !