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Poll Results: Which Do You Prefer/think is better? Intel or AMD

 
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    Intel Cpu
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post #31 of 70
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None of those kits came with a video card. You need a video card right?
Is this build mainly for gaming and browsing the web and stuff?

my cousin who also built his own computer reccomended this video card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150521 . how is that? i was hoping to buy a cheaper one, but i do want good performance as well. i plan to play games but also to search the web, write papers and multi-task because i am still in school and i want a computer that will allow me to do all that and be able to play games without any trouble.
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post #32 of 70

 

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everyone knows my vote. Intel period

:thinking.gif: Care to put that 2400 up against a Zosma? buttkick.gifdevil.gif

 

 

The 2400 wont be here long. being replaced by IVY :)

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post #33 of 70
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my cousin who also built his own computer reccomended this video card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150521 . how is that? i was hoping to buy a cheaper one, but i do want good performance as well. i plan to play games but also to search the web, write papers and multi-task because i am still in school and i want a computer that will allow me to do all that and be able to play games without any trouble.

how far are you from Boston? i think there is a microcenter there.
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post #34 of 70
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Boston is about an hour away from where i live
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post #35 of 70
AMD fanboy using Intel CPU. All Intel CPU to me have no Soul. For some reason i think AMD CPUs are alive. biggrin.gif.
I would much rather have AMD.
Had Sempron 2400+, Athlon 64 3000+, 3700+
Q6600, Q9550, 920, 2500K.
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post #36 of 70
Microcenter is your best bet for keeping it under $700. They have great 2500k + motherboard combos for cheap. It's going to be tough keeping it under $700 though.
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post #37 of 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by zer0d3gree View Post

Boston is about an hour away from where i live

it might be worth it to check their deals . . .

http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundlePROMO.html

i am sorry, that is a BD bundle deal. Ha!
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post #38 of 70
If you plan to build a no descrete gpu system intel isnt even able to touch amd old apu and with amd trinity coming up things will only look worst on gaming side.for those naysayer ,remember this amd is building gpu processor (viaopencl)and intel just saw in january amd long term plan and sadly intel wont be able to counter amd if opencl get more support.this is why intel is pushing with all its might to make sure opencl gpu processor doesnt get widely supported if it became the norm in w8 intel would be in real trouble vs amd .so far people dont know gpu processor style of doing like arcsoft and winzip.but sadly amd doesnt plan to stay quiet so unless intel can ouperform gpu processor in the apu(highly doubfull)amd pretty much won via opencl gpu processor.haha got to give credit to amd asking ati for help was brilliant
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post #40 of 70
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Microcenter is your best bet for keeping it under $700. They have great 2500k + motherboard combos for cheap. It's going to be tough keeping it under $700 though.

yeah, i figured that, I guess i will just end up saving more money and wait a little longer
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