you can guess my price range from there, I want good stuff but not super high end
my friend said, because I am big into gaming, that I should look into getting an AMD instead of Intel
should I get an AMD?
also which AMD/motherboard should I go with if I choose to go with AMD?
If you haven't been keeping up with things, Core 2 Duos are currently the fastest things out there(Unless something just came out). And the e6300 is cheapest one of them. But it performs at atleast Amd athlon x2 4400 speeds. Yeah and if you haven't heard, people have been getting pretty nice overclocks.