what cpu to buy ? AMD or INTEL

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what cpu to buy ? AMD or INTEL

Postby renovation » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:50 am

in the next 2-3 months im going to build me a new rig.
just not sure if should go AMD or Intel.
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Postby wvjohn » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:15 am

I still think that the I5 intel is best bang for the buck. not sure about all the motherboard/socket changes. I usually upgrade 1 gen back to save $$ -
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Postby FlyingPenguin » Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:26 pm

Agreed. Intel i5. I'm not up on mobos. What I would recommend is going here:
http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/CyberPower_Z77_Configurator/

Just use this as a guide to picking parts, not to order from them. They use standard parts you can buy on NewEgg or anywhere, and list model numbers. Use their configurator to put together the system you'd like, then go look up the prices for everything on NewEgg or your other favorite place.

The nice thing about using their configurator is that you'll know if a particular mobo goes with a particular CPU.
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Postby FlyingPenguin » Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:31 pm

Also the PC Perspective Leader Board has a list of recommended builds. Look at the bottom of this page and click the [+] next to the price range of the build you want:

http://www.pcper.com/hwlb
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Re: what cpu to buy ? AMD or INTEL

Postby normalicy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:22 am

AMD seems to be doing well currently. And on top of that, these days you're more limited by your video card than your processor.


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