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Intel i5 2500K or AMD Phenom II 1090T

post #1 of 10
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So I have finally narrowed my choices down to two different processors, the i5 2500K and the AMD Phenom II 1090T. I plan to Video/Audio Edit, Render videos, and do a lot of Gaming with my new, fresh build.

Would the six, true cores be better?
Or does Intel's Sandy Bridge still rock AMD's cpus?

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post #2 of 10
2500k. The 1090T is no match, even in multithreaded apps. The 2500K even overclocks worlds beyond what the 1090T will.
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I've seen like 478913207418 of these threads, 2500k.
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2500k/wait for bulldozer
    
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post #5 of 10
2500K...easily
    
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post #6 of 10
I've had em' both, 2500k
    
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post #7 of 10
2500k, as if it isnt obvious ^
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post #8 of 10
The 1090T is truly no competition for the 2500k. The only viable reason to get a 1090T, is if you plan on upgrading to AMD's next generation Bulldozer chip, since Bulldozer will be using the same socket.
Bulldozer is hyped to be an Intel-killer, so some people are fine getting a 1090T with plans to upgrade in Q2 when BD is released.
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post #9 of 10
once again 2500k it's a beast wink.gif
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post #10 of 10
I don't think anyone would tell you to get the 1090T over the 2500k if you're gonna do some heavy gaming too. Get the 2500k, it's truly a beast biggrin.gif.
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