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FZ-8150 or i5-2500k for gaming and Adobe Master Collection CS5?

Poll Results: FX-8150 or i5-2500k for gaming and Adobe Master Collection CS5?

 
  • 7% (5)
    FX-8150
  • 92% (62)
    i5-2500k
67 Total Votes  
post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
Hi!


As the title states, I want to know which is better right now for gaming and working with Adobe Master Collection CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more)?


Comments are welcome, but I will base my decision mostly from the poll



Thanks!
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post #2 of 16
For gaming there's no doubt the 2500K is better. For CS5 it's debatable, but I'd stil go for the i5 due to much better single threaded performance - not all filter are well optimized for SMP.
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post #3 of 16
i5 2500K, Bulldozer's performance is mediocre.
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post #4 of 16
2600k.

But if I had to choose between the two, 2500k hands down.
 
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post #5 of 16
i5. At least all of my friends say no to FX.
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post #6 of 16
Thread Starter 
Wow, already a lot of Intel "clicks"
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Seagate Barracuda 3.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Western Digital 3.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Hitachi Deskstar 3.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Western Digital "Elements" 3.5" 7200rpm [External] 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Western Digital 2.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Seagate Barracuda 3.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Western Digital 3.5" 7200rpm [Internal] Samsung 840 Series SSD 
Optical DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Pioneer DVR-115 DVD+/-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 2x BenQ 24" G2420HDB LG 50PK250N 50" Plasma TV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ 1070W Projector Logitech K200 XFX ProSeries Black Edition 850W Phanteks Enthoo Pro 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Roccat Kone+ SteelSeries 4D Cerwin Vega XLS-6 speakers Fronts Cerwin Vega CLSC-6C Center 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Jamo cornet 40 II Rears Pioneer VSX-421 Surround Receiver Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage Wireless LG HX906SB 3D Home Cinema system 
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post #7 of 16
Definitely 2500K, just go look at the benchmarks/comparisons for yourself.
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AMD Ryzen 1800X @ 4GHz ASUS Crosshair VI Hero AMD Sapphire Radeon RX 560 (temporary card) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 3200 MHz 
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post #8 of 16
Seems like we still have an AMD die hard.
    
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post #9 of 16
shun the non-believer!
post #10 of 16
go for the 2600k !
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