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post #21 of 62
do yourself a favor and go intel
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post #22 of 62
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I'm not very in the know when it comes to motherboards tbh. Will I need that kind of motherboard for just gaming or will one like Juganots suffice?
post #23 of 62
btw just remember there are many fanboys (AMD and Intel alike). This is how it is.

Intel(i5/i7) overall make much better performing processors but cost more money, if you can afford it get it.

AMD(Phenom II) don't perform as well as Intel i5 and i7 chips but still perform well and can run a game smoothly, they also save you quite a bit of money to spend on a better GPU or something.

PS: As far as I know you don't need any specific board for gaming but the one I have has an 8+2 power phase which is better for overclocking.
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post #24 of 62
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I'll post in a bit with a newer build. Thanks for the help
post #25 of 62
If you are planing to overclock get the Cooler Master 212+ its cheap and I hear nothing but excellent results for the price.
    
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post #26 of 62
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I tried an intel build and it is more expensive than the last but would I notice any differences in performance?



Totals £678.13 without shipping.
post #27 of 62
You only really need to worry about the motherboard if you intend on overclocking. Just pick one of the cheapest ones, though it is still advisable to do some research on the board you choose.
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Why are you buying this computer now for a game that comes out this fall? I mean it's not geared up to be the next Crysis but still there's no point.
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post #29 of 62
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Because it is not solely for that game and my old desktop is now over 5 years old.
post #30 of 62
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Originally Posted by thiru View Post
Why are you buying this computer now for a game that comes out this fall? I mean it's not geared up to be the next Crysis but still there's no point.
He is getting the computer in April, not now.
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