Processor comparison Tags: Processors Turbo Boost Intel i5 Laptops Last response: January 31, 2012 9:48 PM in Laptop Tech Support 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedProcessor and GPU comparison Forum Solvedold and new processor comparison ? Forum SolvedAMD Processor Comparison Forum SolvedB75 Mobos: XMP/Quad-Core Processor Support/General Comparison Forum SolvedCPU processor comparison chart help Forum SolvedProcessor comparison Forum SolvedProcessor comparison Forum SolvedNeed a quick Processor comparison Forum which processor of those two in comparison do you find better ? Forum SolvedEntry-Level Processor Comparison Forum Am3 processor socket comparison Forum Intel Processor Comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison opinions please! Forum Processor speed comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison Forum Processor comparison What's the big diff? Forum Computer processor comparison Forum Processor Comparison Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !