Solved AMD FX-8350 + R7 260X vs Intel i5 4670k + GTX 660 Tags: Intel i5 AMD Build Systems Gtx CAD Last response: November 30, 2013 10:26 PM in Systems Share Deus Aquila November 30, 2013 8:32:46 PM Im trying to decide which one of this builds would be better for me, I would be using this pc for gaming, nothing fancy. Would also use CAD softwares such as Solidworks and AutoCAD. AMD build Intel build I was going to go the amd build at 1st, maybe upgrading to a 270x, but reading forums here, lot of people say I should give a chance to an Intel build, now I dont know what to do. What are the cons and pros of this builds? Which one would work best for me? Any advice is most welcome, thanks in advance More about : amd 8350 260x intel 4670k gtx 660 rolli59 a c 330 À AMD November 30, 2013 9:16:36 PM The Intel build would be better stronger CPU/GPU combo! Just so you know both GPU's work equally well with AMD or Intel CPU's so the stronger GPU GTX 660 can be used with the FX8350. m 0 l realchaos a b À AMD November 30, 2013 9:24:21 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($54.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg) Total: $457.95 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-01 00:23 EST-0500) Better motherboard and stronger gpu at a cheaper price. m 0 l Related resources AMD FX-8350 vs Intel i5 4670K - Forum AMD FX-8350 vs Intel i5 4670K - Forum Intel i5 4670K vs AMD FX-8350 - Forum AMD FX-8350 vs Intel i5 4670k. Which is more powerful for gaming? (not worrying about price) - Forum Amd fx 8350 gtx 660 ti vs i5 4670k r9 270x - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Deus Aquila November 30, 2013 10:17:38 PM both answers are really helpful, I think I will be going for the Intel build, @realchaos, any suggestion on how to make my intel build cheaper, Im thinking on buying a better card in the future, or going sli on the GTX 660 m 0 l Best solution realchaos a b À AMD November 30, 2013 10:26:43 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.98 @ SuperBiiz) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg) Total: $527.94 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-01 01:24 EST-0500) I just switched out the gpu for a cheaper, but stronger, gpu. If you're working with CAD softwares, you should consider getting 2x8gb ram. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel core i5 4670K vs AMD FX-8350 Forum Intel i5 4670k or AMD FX-8350 (8 vs 4 Cores for Next Gen) Forum Solved(AMD Radeon R7 260X 2GB + AMD FX-4300 CPU) vs (Intel Core i3 4330 CPU + AMD Radeon R9 270 2GB) Forum r7 260X vs GTX 660? Forum SolvedAMD R7 260X 2GB vs Zotac Geforce GTX 750Ti 2GB Forum SolvedGTX 750 vs AMD R7 260x Forum SolvedAMD FX8350 vs I5 4670k Forum SolvedAmd fx-8350 or Intel i5 4670k Forum Solvedi5 4670k VS AMD FX-8350 for Multitasking Forum SolvedAMD 6600k/GTX 660 VS Intel i5 3450/GTX 650Ti Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 vs i5 4670K with Radeon Vapor-X HD 7950 Forum Solvedi5 4670k w/ GTX 760 VS FX-8350 w/ 7970 Forum SolvedFX-8350 & HD7970 VS i5 4670k & GTX 770 Forum SolvedI5 & R7 260x VS Fx 6300 & R9 270 Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 vs. Intel i5 4590 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !