Windows 10: I7 or I5

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  1.    27 Sep 2016 #1

    I7 or I5


    Hi all the question is what would be better a I7 4790k or a i5 6600k they are the same price here . I know the 6600k is newer but what would you go with?
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  2.    27 Sep 2016 #2

    If the price is not a factor go for the I7.
    Comparison from CpuBoss
    Intel Core i7 4790K vs i5 6600K
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       27 Sep 2016 #4

    For the same price, I would not hesitate to get the i7.
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  5.    27 Sep 2016 #5

    essenbe said: View Post
    For the same price, I would not hesitate to get the i7.
    4 core and 8 threads.. can't go wrong on that alone.
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  6.    27 Sep 2016 #6

    Hi,

    ocir said: View Post
    Hi all the question is what would be better a I7 4790k or a i5 6600k they are the same price here . I know the 6600k is newer but what would you go with?
    Different cpus for different sockets hence different mobos and different chipsets.
    A I7 4790K for the price of an I5 6600K sounds like a good deal processor wise but that's where it ends.

    Cheers,
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  7.    27 Sep 2016 #7

    What are you going to use this computer for? You can't just buy an i7 because it's an i7 remember it's about making the right choice.

    If you're gaming then I'd get the i5 because i7s are made for gaming and heavy computing tasks such as video editing
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  8.    27 Sep 2016 #8

    gameing and photo shopping and lightroom mostly
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  9.    27 Sep 2016 #9

    ocir said: View Post
    gameing and photo shopping and lightroom mostly
    Go for the I7 then. It's great for what you want to use it for and given it's the same price as the I5 I think it's a deal.
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  10.    28 Sep 2016 #10

    thanks
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