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post #21 of 28
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Originally Posted by Frank08 View Post

I would get the i5 2400, it's $20 less than the 2500. And check this mobo out:
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=P8P67LE-BO-R&cat=MBB
That mobo + i5 2400 + $45 8gb ram kit = $298
Or just get a used 2500k, they usually go for around $180 on here.

Warranty: 90 Day Direct
Condition: Refurbished

I'd be better off with a lower quality new one, Last time i bought a referb it died 91 days after i got it so i was stuck with an expensive doorstop. thanks but no thanks. but the 2400 does look interesting.




yeah yeah i know double post the new layout doesn't work right 90% of the time
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post #22 of 28
The 2500 is well worth it over bulldozer, even if you sacrifice half your RAM. BFBC2 doesn't need a ton of RAM...most games don't, actually. If you want to keep more things running while you game you might want more, but 4 GB is enough to get started with. Also, you don't need a super duper CPU to push BFBC2 on an 8800. You can get a cheaper i5 or an i3 and be fine.
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post #23 of 28
Neither. Save money and choose better parts.
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post #24 of 28
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Originally Posted by MME1122 View Post

The 2500 is well worth it over bulldozer, even if you sacrifice half your RAM. BFBC2 doesn't need a ton of RAM...most games don't, actually. If you want to keep more things running while you game you might want more, but 4 GB is enough to get started with. Also, you don't need a super duper CPU to push BFBC2 on an 8800. You can get a cheaper i5 or an i3 and be fine.

i wont be keeping the 8800 for very long. a friend is trading me his 6970 in a few months for a few monitors and parts from my sig rig.
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Neither. Save money and choose better parts.

you try playing a game with an average 12 fps in a full server lol i bet you wont be saving for long.
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post #25 of 28
Based off of the options you gave, the Intel setup wins hands down. No reason to really consider AMD at this point.
 
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post #26 of 28
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Based off of the options you gave, the Intel setup wins hands down. No reason to really consider AMD at this point.

thats 5 votes for intel setup lol.
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post #27 of 28
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post

That's 45 i don't have and i do not want the 2500K i went through this in another thread please people stop telling me to get it i don't plan to overclock EVER!
no offense but benchmarks are useless because intel cheats and tom is very bias IMO. but what you mentioned is good suggestion for someone else but not for me.
Did you actually read what I wrote, I said go with the 2500K if you would be OK with saving up the extra to get it. I know you don't have enough money now. How are we supposed to know you don't want to overclock unless you tell us? Our recommendations are only as good as the information you provide us. Nowhere previously did you mention this fact in your thread. Unless you mention otherwise people on OVERCLOCK.NET are going to assume you want to overclock.

It is a known fact that i3 dual-core Sandy Bridge CPUs are solid gaming chips. Tom's isn't the only one that supports this. How is Intel cheating with the benchmarks. I won't deny some review sites might have a bias in their critique but cheating on or falsifying benchmarks is another story and would need proof to substantiate.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 2/2/12 at 12:27pm
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post #28 of 28
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hmm i did some research on the core i3 and looks like i may get it but still not sure. Well here is the new build layout tell me what you think before i go ahead.


MoBo: BIOSTAR TP67XE (B3)
CPU: Intel Core i3 2130 3.4GHz
RAM: Team Elite 4GB 2x2GB
GPU: nVidia GeForce 8800GT
CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper TX3
Edited by philhalo66 - 2/4/12 at 6:46am
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