Do I need an i5-3570 for gaming and music production? Tags: New Build Gaming Music CPUs Intel i5 Systems Last response: January 26, 2013 6:30 PM in Systems Share Mak702 January 26, 2013 3:32:24 PM Am I better off buying a lower end Cpu and putting towards a better gpu? More about : 3570 gaming music production djangoringo a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs January 26, 2013 3:39:54 PM For gaming a quad core is recommended, so an i5 is a good choice, but the i5-3470 is the best value of the i5 lot of locked cpus. gussrtk January 26, 2013 3:40:29 PM all depends on what your budget is... and what kind of pieces you around choosing. Give us more details about your budget and the things that you have already chosen Related resources I5-3570 and HD7850 2GB or i5-3350p and HD7850 1GB - Forum Music Production/Gaming Build - Forum Advice on a new music production / gaming pc? - Forum Dream Computer for Music Production (and leisure [i.e. gaming ]) - Forum Need advice for my gaming/music production rig - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer redeemer a b à CPUs January 26, 2013 3:48:58 PM Most modern CPU's can handle music production no problem, also most games are GPU dependent. Now it all depends on what kind of gaming experience you desire ie, resolutions, graphical fidelity etc. Mak702 January 26, 2013 6:12:29 PM I am building a moderate gaming pc. Gtx660 ti. I as for the rest its still in in the air. Mainly going to be used for online gaming. If 900 dollar budget. Mak702 January 26, 2013 6:13:40 PM redeemer said:Most modern CPU's can handle music production no problem, also most games are GPU dependent. Now it all depends on what kind of gaming experience you desire ie, resolutions, graphical fidelity etc. Just trying to run medium high settings. Not ultra.. iceclock a b 4 Gaming a c 105 à CPUs January 26, 2013 6:30:37 PM it depends of ur budget, whats ur budget for ur whole pc? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel i5 + GPU VS i7 without GPU for HD vid, gaming , music production Forum Best $600ish laptop for HD vids, music production,gaming ? Forum Need Help Building Music Production/Gaming Monster CPU Forum Computer for music production & some gaming Forum I need advise on building a computer for music production . Forum New build, Music Production/Gaming - Advice needed Forum Music production/gaming computer build Forum First build for video editing/ music production /graphic design Forum Music Production PC Build Forum Silent PC - Gaming & Music Production Forum $600 Music Production / Gaming Forum Music Production Build Forum Which of these computers is better? Forum 1000 gaming rig Forum [Solved] What Power Suoply Do I need for my New Build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !