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Is the only actual difference the turbo boost technology? Because I see that pretty pointless.

If that's the only different i'll go with i3.
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Some i5s are quads. Also, the 2500 and 2500k are the new SB lineup. The i3 SB hasn't been released yet.
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I'm on about the differences in the mobile version of i3 and i5
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I believe the i5 has a better and faster integrated graphic card than the i3 one.
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i believe the i5 has a better and faster integrated graphic card than the i3 one.
i dont beleive that, and if it were true, it wouldnt be better by much.
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yes, they are EXACTLY the same, apart from turbo on the CPU cores being non existent on the i3, and the higher clocked "turbo" on the IGP (667 on i3 vs 766 on i5)

edit: I'm talking about the Arrandele not the newer Sandy Bridge based ones, since I think only the mobile i7s versions are being sold right now.
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