Intel Pentium vs. Core i3 vs. Core i5 vs. Core i7 – What do Gamers get by spending more?

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VIDEO INDEX

0:00 – Intro
0:59 – GPU plays a main role
1:30 – CPU comparison
1:45 – GPU comparison
1:57 – Games used
2:21 – Testing notes
2:42 – Far Cry Primal benchmarks
3:24 – Rise of the Tomb Raider benchmarks
4:05 – The Witcher 3 benchmarks
5:00 – Civilisation: Beyond Earth benchmarks
5:53 – Ashes of the Singularity benchmarks
6:45 – DX12 notes
7:37 – Testing take-aways
8:15 – Minimum frame rate comparison
9:12 – Match your GPU & CPU
9:27 – Dual cores
10:03 – The answer isn’t simple

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Comments

John Hooper says:

All of those Console port games are made for machines with very low Performance cpus.. These games will run also on a very low Performance cpu..

Som Sarkar says:

i3 4130 and still happy -_-

jonh tonna says:

but come on why cant i just get a g4560 with a 1050 ti?

DOGVV says:

Should I get a i5 6400 with a gtx 1050 ti ?

GhostHands says:

Excellent Vid! If you have time could you please check out out my video as well?

van persi says:

gtx 960 gpu card and corei 3 6100 cpu…can I play mortal kombat x smoothly?

Flemzy says:

What processor should I use when watching porn?

Napert360ggTGpl says:

what should i get to replace my CPU A8-7650K @3.8 Ghz + GIGABYTE R7 360 2GB GDDR5 with something faster (where i could get at least 60 fps minimum in GTA V) and where i won’t spend more than $100-$150

GTX 960 Gameplay says:

10:12 i know this vid was made in april 2016, but currently the i5 3350p bottlenecks a gtx 960 in Battlefield 1

Jason King says:

CPU Whisperer…..

nash4real says:

HI
i was thinking to buy new i5 skylake 6500 processor but i would like to know if i should stick with my current i3 6100 and MSI GTX960 Gaming Edition 2G DDR 5 OR Buy new i5 6500 and stick with my MSI GTX960 Gaming Edition 2G DDR 5, which would be good? i got this gpu as gift 6 months ago so for now atleast i dont wanna invest on gpu but could think about that next year upgrading gpu. my current specs given below

My Current Specs

CPU – i3 6th Generation 6100 Processor (Current)
MoBo – Asus H170 pro gaming
GPU – MSI GTX960 Gaming Edition 2G DDR 5
PSU – Antec VP550P
RAM – Hyper X 8GB 2133mhz
HDD – 1TB

P.S. i play CSGO and Dota2, Ragnarok Online. Gonna play some latest new games as well.. i also gonna start rendering gaming video clips as well

please help me?

Matthew Almeida says:

your voice is really annoying, I couldn’t focus on the performance results or even understand your voice , your accent is distracting

ManCave TV says:

looks like the core i3 still puts up a good fight for 1080p gaming

iHamstevi says:

what if I have bad CPU (processor) and good graphic card?

Willow and the Whisper says:

can i5 run paladins and cs go? im new in gaming

CrazyKillaLP says:

Love the vid but fck amd…

Shawn M says:

The major factor overlooked is multiplayer gaming compared across CPU’s. Modern titles like Battlefield, and COD crush processors in MP. Spending a $100 – $150 for a hyperthreaded i7 may yield you better performance in multiplayer games.

AZI3623 says:

In short, I3 is better in terms of cost to performance ratio?

Vladimir Blanuša says:

So in Tomb raider and Witcher, pentium and i7 6700k are almost the same ? The fuck is this shit

Andrew Wynne says:

how about space engineers?

Kola2 says:

Getting an i7 for gaming is pretty pointless, but for video editing/content creation it really makes a difference.

Voult Bioy says:

>when there’s absolutely no competition on the market

GoodgamesYT says:

so wich one is best for gaming?

JK says:

Was going to ask why the GTX 1000 series or RX 400 series weren’t used… and then I noticed the date…

Julio Bido says:

Could you do a video like this with the AMD Cpus an Apus.

Patrick F says:

After hearing the G4400 doesn’t run Far Cry I just upgraded to a I3 6100 in my build.

Jono Jon says:

I for one am still using the 486 DX4

Shafin Islam Ratul says:

bro I am setting new pc.So I have bought Msi B150M MORTAR ARTIC,ram corsair Vengeance 16 gb ddr 4 2400 MhZ…….I am confused which cpu i will bought!! it will be core i5 7th gen or i3 7th gen and I use r7 240 2 gb ddr 3 gpu…..so plz suggest me processor…..which one should i get?and a low price gpu either

Michael Shebeski says:

You tested the witcher with hair works on on an AMD GPU? Really silly and ruined your results.

IceSoulTv says:

missing i5 6500 skylake 3.2ghz

FrEeZe MuZiK says:

man this video saved me a lot of money on cpu’s

RosenFiddlesYou says:

I have a gtx 1060 6gb with an i3 7th gen 3.9ghz and 8gb 2133hz ddr4 ram.
I get mad bottlenecks with battlefield and GTA v (which are the only games I’ve tested)
After seeing benchmarks of the 1060 6gb, these people seem to get way higher frames on these two games. It’s most likely the the i3 7100 but could it be the 8gb Ram?

born68 says:

this guy is definitely a virgin

Jawwad Mansoor says:

Pentium g4520 better or i3 6098p

Sticketoll says:

wew so many bottlenecking!

Gaurav Parida says:

Can I play most AAA titles at 720p ultra settings using pentium g4400 and gtx 1060 3gb for next 2 years or so getting 40+ fps without stutters ??? . I plan to upgrade my cpu after that. Please reply…. Thanks in advance

Hardware Unboxed says:

Check prices:
Core i7: https://goo.gl/6GvR2o
Core i5: https://goo.gl/MS6q2b
Core i3: https://goo.gl/ct67Zi
Pentium: https://goo.gl/M0gzD1
Celeron: https://goo.gl/8tj4wd

VIDEO INDEX
0:00 – Intro
0:59 – GPU plays a main role
1:30 – CPU comparison
1:45 – GPU comparison
1:57 – Games used
2:21 – Testing notes
2:42 – Far Cry Primal benchmarks
3:24 – Rise of the Tomb Raider benchmarks
4:05 – The Witcher 3 benchmarks
5:00 – Civilisation: Beyond Earth benchmarks
5:53 – Ashes of the Singularity benchmarks
6:45 – DX12 notes
7:37 – Testing take-aways
8:15 – Minimum frame rate comparison
9:12 – Match your GPU & CPU
9:27 – Dual cores
10:03 – The answer isn’t simple

FlipFlop HD3 says:

Can you not talk like a news reporter

Raman Dc says:

i3 6100 with rx 470 ?

Zainiac400 says:

So.. which should I get the Pentium or the i3 Plz help guys

Heniek gołąb says:

Isnt 2 core only Pentium has stutter problems seen alot in tests, average fps may be fine but stuttering is killing impressions.

cooking with Berke says:

if i dont do gaming how much diffrence will i notice between pentium and i5. just in daily use( word documents, browsing, playing simple games…)

IllegalContact says:

this is all a lie i have an i3 but 4 cores.

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