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Poll Results: Which System?

 
  • 66% (35)
    Intel
  • 33% (18)
    AMD
53 Total Votes  
post #11 of 48
If this is a serious thread then sandybridge. Why? Because its way the hell faster. Hell you can bump down to the i5 2300 and still destroy any phenom II X4. Unless you are getting the phenom II X4 for like half off or free then this is an easy choice. Remember the Phenom II X4 975 in these benchmarks is clocked at 3.6Ghz, the 955 is only at 3.2Ghz.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu...0_7.html#sect0





EDIT: LOLOLOL 5 people voted for the AMD build.
post #12 of 48
Sandy Bridge at this point as I said blows the doors off any Phenom/AMD CPU on the market. There is no Competition at all. Even the lowest end SB 2300 puts a hurting on AMD's Top CPU
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post #13 of 48
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Originally Posted by ghost_z View Post
highly overclockable(quite fast even without any overclock)
The i5-2400 isn't "highly overclockable" at all.
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post #14 of 48
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The i5-2400 isn't "highly overclockable" at all.
oops was thinking about 2500k version lol
post #15 of 48
Don't get the 2400. You cannot overclock unless it is has a K suffix in the name.
post #16 of 48
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Don't get the 2400. You cannot overclock unless it is has a K suffix in the name.
THIS THIS THIS!!!

Intel yes, newest technology is what I would get.
post #17 of 48
AMD - you get more for less. Intel is overpriced, and "Sandy Bridge" is not really up to the hype, since it is only a reheat of the obsolete i5/i7 stuff. There are some good deals on AMD right now - Intel will only be worth the price premium when they leave behind nasty old obsolete i5/i7 stuff, and bring out the long promised i9 and i11 processors.
post #18 of 48
Intel i5-2500k you can't OC the non k models.

Check out this review.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...k,2833-18.html

With a decent video card at res you're actually going to use the difference isn't as much as you might think.
Edited by Ding Chavez - 1/29/11 at 8:04am
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post #19 of 48
OP said "Unfortunately no overclocking will be done" so unless your hoping to change his mind a i5-2500k is a waste of money.
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post #20 of 48
as much of a fan of AMD as i am, the 955BE has no place in this competition unless it's for price reasons.

if you can afford Sandy Bridge go for it.
Edited by -iceblade^ - 1/29/11 at 8:12am
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