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Streaming/Gaming PC build help!?!?

Hello everyone I need some help choosing which pc build I should go with. I only plan on Livestreaming via TwitchTV playing PC games. I'm not sure which one to go with.

First build AMD:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3miyo

CPU: AMD FX-9590 4.7GHz 8-Core Processor ($324.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($178.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($509.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($154.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Total: $1722.54


Second build INTEL:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3miyS

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($509.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($154.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
Total: $1728.55


I am honestly leaning towards the AMD build because people are saying that the FX-8350/9590 are better for streaming and gaming cause of the 8-cores and starting out at 4.7 GHZ. Let me know please don't favor INTEL OR AMD when answering.
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  1. intel, or 8320 build with better gpu
  2. the 9000 is just a max overclocked 8350, which is just a better chip (maybe maybe not, not trying to start a argument) than the 8320. But its all the same chip. No need to pay more, and you wont notice a difference. Plus the 9000 will require a beast of a cpu cooler and more power.

    So intel, or amd 8320 (which will save almost $200 to step up to the 780ti)
    For right now, the amd isnt as good as the intel but its not going to hold you back, but since your getting a 780ti you'll be better off
    For years down the road, intel uses less power (money in the bank), significant stronger single core which will help in everything minus a few mulitcore demanding applications, slight muilti core performance improvement, better motherboards with pci3 vs 2, better sata chips for faster data read/write, ect

    I love my amd build, and i use for rendering/cad/editing/gaming, but if i could go back, id go 4770k. Now im just trying to save up to get a 4893k, which wil be a while, but wishful thinking right
  3. So, to make this easier.
    Go:

    AMD build, if, your going to need/use the gpu more or want the gpu boost

    INTEL build, if, your going to need/use the cpu power more, while still having a good gpu
  4. Intel has always been, and still is, stronger than AMD.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card ($649.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
    Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
    Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
    Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
    Case Fan: Noctua NF-S12A FLX 120mm Fan ($19.22 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1742.55
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-05 14:31 EDT-0400)

    I took the Intel build but changed a few things:
    -8gb of ram is plenty for gaming and streaming. If you somehow are using up all of your ram, it is easily upgradable. All you have to do is just buy the same kit and stick them in.
    -THe XFX 650w unit is a better quality psu. The Corsair CX series are meant for budget builds and are on the edge of good/bad quality units. Not really worth getting it in a high end build.
    -Upgraded the GPU to a GTX 780 ti.
  5. I'm really leaning towards this build.. right now hmmm http://pcpartpicker.com/user/iccorrupt/saved/4g3S
  6. Best answer
    I'd really recommend against the 9370. If you are going amd, the 8320 is $140, which is $80 cheaper, and you can easily overclock it with that motherboard to 4.7 on that given cpu cooler. If you got the 9370, you could easily overclock it to 4.7 with that motherboard and cooler. Get my drift?

    And as much as i like my build and dont mind amd, the 4770k is the better chip in every category minus like 1. At the same price point it really makes no sense to go otherwise.
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