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Intel core i5 3470 or amd cpus for house work l?

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September 23, 2013 5:00:50 AM

Hi guys i am going to buy a cpu whether its intel core i5 3470 or a cheaper amd cpu that is better for pure gaming,recording,calculations,photoshopping,browse internet,checking emails and youtube? I have the following spec
Cpu:help me decide pls (the price cannot be higher than intel core i53470
Gpu:nvidia geforce gtx 650 ti or a sapphire radeon hd 7770?
Monitor:1366x768 led monitor
Motherboard:ASROCK H77 PRO4/MVP ATX LGA 1155
Ram: 8gb hyper x
Os:win7 home prem 64bit
Memory : 1tb western digital
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September 23, 2013 5:29:56 AM

Budget?
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September 23, 2013 6:13:49 AM

The budget for the cpu is below 170$
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September 23, 2013 6:34:15 AM

GTX 660 HERE - $170 after rebate.
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September 23, 2013 5:01:38 PM

Dood i want a cpu not a gpu read my quesion carefull! :( 
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September 23, 2013 6:31:30 PM

If you can afford to wait and your budget is indeed 170$, get an i5 3570K. You can find it on sale for around 170$ and probably less with the holidays coming.

You'' be doing yourself a disservice going with the 3470.

Compare the two here: http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i5-3570K-vs-Intel-Core-i5-3470 and here: http://ark.intel.com/compare/68316,65520.

Though honestly you should be looking at Haswell chips at this point instead of Ivy Bridge unless you already have the motherboard. The 4570 replaces the 3470. Read up on it here: http://ark.intel.com/products/75043/Intel-Core-i5-4570-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_60-GHz
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September 23, 2013 8:13:09 PM

But is there any better cpu for amd that is better than the i5 3470 like the fx 8350?
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September 23, 2013 8:16:04 PM

But is there any better cpu for amd that is better than the i5 3470 like the fx 8350? Cuz having the i5 3470 is already maxed out my budget(btw which gpu suits my i5 the best between this 2 cards:nvidia geforce gtx650 ti or sapphore radeon hd 7770 vapor-x)
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