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buying a new CPU and compatible mother board.

hello
i want to know which cpu and motherboard are good for mid range gaming ; AMD or Intel ? can u ppl recommend me some models of CPUs and mother boards. my budget is $250.
i m gonna use Asus Gtx 760 with Corsair vs650.
i am from India so .. namastey :)
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    For that budget you could get an i5
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock B85 Anniversary ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($66.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $241.97
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-10-18 16:23 EDT-0400

    Or an AMD FX-8:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($169.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($75.66 @ Newegg)
    Total: $245.64
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-10-18 16:25 EDT-0400
  2. ok gimme a one word ans.
    Amd cpu or Intel cpu ?
  3. For gaming and everyday use: intel; For video/image editing and production applications: amd
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