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Old December 22, 2011, 05:34 AM
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The difference between the two is that the i5 only has 4 threads (4 cores) whereas the i7 has 8 threads (4 cores + 4 from hyperthreading). Unless you are running programs/applications that require/need 8 threads, the 4 threaded i5 will do just fine for gaming.
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