The Intel Core i5 Processor – what’s in your gaming PC?
If you’ve been waiting for the Core i5 Processor – then wait no longer! This CPU was just released and the reviews look pretty darned amazing!
The newest Core i5 45nm chips give you multi-threaded performance for faster multi-tasking, digital media creation, and gaming – and they’re priced just right!
Socket 1156 is born! Here are the new chips that fit the new socket!
- Core i7 870 2.93 GHz; 4 cores & 8 MB IntelÂ® Smart Cache
- Core i7 860 2.8 GHz; 4 cores & 8 MB IntelÂ® Smart Cache
- Core i5 570 2.66 GHz; 4 cores & 8 MB IntelÂ® Smart Cache
And don’t forget to snag a new P55 based motherboard to match up to your new gaming processor!
Who’s planning to build one of these guys? This is definitely my current recommendation for those who wish to build a gaming rig on a budget – bang for the buck!