In this article we`re going to check gaming performance of Intels LGA 1155 Sandy Brdige CPUs when they`re being supported by a Radeon HD 7970 graphics card from XFX. We`re curious if there will be a measurable performance gap between these two CPUs regarding modern games or if the 100 MHz and the absence of hyperthreading on the Core i5-2500K don`t even have an influence on gaming performance."
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