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What is better for gaming and is best bang for your buck AMD or intel

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November 24, 2013 5:09:21 PM

Hi I'm building a gaming PC and I am wondering what the best processor would be to use, AMD or Intel. I am wanting to spend no more than $250 on the MOBO and CPU. Thank You

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November 24, 2013 5:24:40 PM

If your budget is $250 go AMD.
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November 24, 2013 7:31:35 PM

For $250 + $8 shipping you can get the following:

Intel Core i5-4570 = $200 - $10 promo code: PREBLKFR69 = $190 + free shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Promo Code expires tonight, November 24, 2013 @ 11:59pm PST.


ASRock H81M LGA 1150 Intel H81 = $60 + $8 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Or get the following Gigabyte mobo for $50 ($60 - $10 rebate) and free shipping for $240 total

GIGABYTE GA-H81M-DS2V LGA 1150 Intel H81
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 24, 2013 8:09:18 PM

jaguarskx said:
For $250 + $8 shipping you can get the following:

Intel Core i5-4570 = $200 - $10 promo code: PREBLKFR69 = $190 + free shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Promo Code expires tonight, November 24, 2013 @ 11:59pm PST.


ASRock H81M LGA 1150 Intel H81 = $60 + $8 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Or get the following Gigabyte mobo for $50 ($60 - $10 rebate) and free shipping for $240 total

GIGABYTE GA-H81M-DS2V LGA 1150 Intel H81
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

This is a good solution but I live in Australia and these parts are more expensive here and newegg.com doesn't ship here.

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November 24, 2013 8:44:31 PM

Go AMD then since there is roughly a 30% price difference between the US and Australia.
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