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AMD, they OC nicer since you dont have a locked down FSB and you can crank up the RAM voltage as high as you want with no fear of damaging the IMC.
A. AMD chips are horrible OCers.
B. Intel chips dont have locked down FSB a.k.a. blck or host clock.
C. That last statement was horrible. You can never just crank up RAM voltage with no fear of damaging it.
     
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So what's the verdict fellas? I3 or 955 or should I go for the i5? I have all the parts already(case, ram, gtx 460 1gb, etc.) My budget is around 600. I3 will fit right into my budget. I still can't decide what to get due to the mixed reviews that I've received on this thread.
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Just get the i3, the 955 sucks.
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What other hardware will be in the PC? What resolution is the monitor?
You can't say that one is better than the other without knowing the information that can change everything.
    
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So what's the verdict fellas? I3 or 955 or should I go for the i5? I have all the parts already(case, ram, gtx 460 1gb, etc.) My budget is around 600. I3 will fit right into my budget. I still can't decide what to get due to the mixed reviews that I've received on this thread.
I3 in a heartbeat.

I picked up a 2120 for 75 bucks and its running perfectly at 3.5ghz at 1.08v
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i3 definitely.
     
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Just get the i3, the 955 sucks.
Says the guy WITH the 955 in his sig-rig and AMD in his name. Thanks for not being a fanboy and understanding that the other side has good products too!

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post #18 of 33
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Says the guy WITH the 955 in his sig-rig and AMD in his name. Thanks for not being a fanboy and understanding that the other side has good products too!

+rep
Indeed +1 as well
     
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post #19 of 33
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What other hardware will be in the PC? What resolution is the monitor?
It will have ddr3 1600 mhz 9-9-9-24 ram, Lancool k62, asus gtx 460 1gb, samsung f3 1tb, 1080p monitor, im still deciding what 1155 motherboard to get. Also will I see a noticeable difference with the i5 2500k in gaming? Thanks so much for your help guys!
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Also @ecnelitsep, where did you get the 2120 for 75?
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