Processor comparison Tags: Processors Turbo Boost Intel i5 Laptops Last response: January 31, 2012 9:48 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share kend1_16 January 31, 2012 9:33:20 PM Which processor is better for gaming and multitasking? A friend told me that the i5 is the better processor for gaming both would have the same graphics card. 2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M Processor (2.4 GHz, 3MB L3 Cache) Turbo Boost to 3.0 GHz 2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM (2.2 GHz, 6MB L3 Cache) with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz More about : processor comparison 016ive January 31, 2012 9:48:41 PM the i7 is going to be better in pretty much everything as it's a quad core the i5 on the other hand is just a dual core CPU (the desktop i5 CPU is a quad core but the M form for notebooks are dual ) don't trust your friend on this one Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Processor comparison Forum Processor speed comparison Forum Processor comparison What's the big diff? Forum Comparison between old Pentium 4 to Dual Core processor . Forum Entry-Level Processor Comparison Forum Processor Comparison Forum Processor comparison opinions please! Forum CPU processor comparison chart help Forum Experimental AMD Processor Comparison Forum Comparison between two processors help? Forum Computer processor comparison Forum Need a quick Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Comparison between core i3 and dual core processors Forum Laptop memory question Forum Where can i find a motherboard and processor for a dell inspiron 1505 Forum What is max upgrade p4/478pin processor for acser aspire 1703sc desktop/laptop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !