EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT Intel i5 Whips i7 - 2 and OH! Wins World Series!
S. Cline "Insanity Not Required Will Train", Amazon
14 November 2013
Summary: FASTER THAN SONIC, FASTER THAN G-FORCE AT THE MAX! FASTER THAN i7! THE LATEST OF THE LATEST! Read all about it! i5 Wins World Series, i7 is crushed! 2 and oh; this Intel screams MORE POWER, with only 6 MB CACHE <--- not a misprint or typo; for REAL... at 3.4 GHz; you would have to rub your eyes and say "NOW WAIT A MINUTE BUSTER!" and look up i7 and find out they only have 3.4 GHz with 8 MB cache? HUH? Yup! The underdog wins! HANDS DOWN! Way to go INTEL!
Summary: This installed easy and is working great and seem like a sweet spot for performance and money spent. I put it in a new MB (AS Rock LGA 1155) to upgrade my old system. The only thing still slow are my older hard drives (time to switch to SSD ones I guess).
Summary: This CPU was used to build a gaming machine. It was a easy to install. I came with a beefy fan, but I ended up using a water cooling system. The CPU itself actually ran pretty cool. We ran a few intensive demo's and the cpu never got smoking hot like the older intel cpu's. Overall a great buy for gaming.
Summary: Got this recently on a recommendation and it works beautifully. I might deduct half or a quarter of a star because the fan included is a bit noisy, but I suspect that's my motherboard not controlling the fan speed gracefully, so I don't really blame this product.
Summary: Most people suggest going for the 3570k if you want the best gaming performance, but in all reality all you need is the 3570 because it give you enough Juice at 3.4Ghz so you can render everygame in HD! It runs DayZ, BO2, BF3, and Crysis 3 maginificatly along with my Sapphire Radeon HD 7770!
Summary: Needed to upgrade my PC and went with the Ivy Bridge i5-3570. Really, can't go wrong for mid-tier PC builds. Will handle basically any game you throw at it and won't disappoint one bit. Great buy.