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Which one is better for games ? AMD or Intel

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April 29, 2009 5:11:59 PM

Hi,

I am planning to buy a new PC for gaming. Would you please suggest which configuration is better for High-Gaming from the below configuration. Coming to the graphics cards which one is better for games Nvidia or AMD ATI.

1) Intel Based:

Main Board
• XFX nForce 790i 3 - Way - SLI (MB-N790-IUL9)
• AUS Striker II Extreme
Processor
• Core 2 Quad Q9300(2.5,6Mb)
• Core 2 Quad Q8200(2.33,4Mb)

2) AMD Based:
Main Board
• ASUS M4N82 Deluxe nForce 980a SLI
Processor
• AMD Phenom II X4 955(3.2) AM3
• AMD Phenom II X4 940(3.0) AM2+
• AMD Phenom II X4 920(2.80) AM2+



Graphics Card
• XFX - 9800 GX2 1024MB DDR3 Black (PV-T98U-ZHB9)
• XFX - 9800 GX2 1024MB DDR2 XT (PV-T98U-ZHE9)
• XFX - 285 GTX 1024MB DDR3 Black (GX-285N-ZDBF)
• XFX - 8800 Ultra 768MB DDR3 XXX (PV-T80U-SHD9)

• ASUS ENGTX285 / HTDP / 1GD3
• ASUS EN9800GX2/G/2DI/1G
• ASUS 8800 Ultra /G/HTDP/768 M

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April 29, 2009 9:43:32 PM

If your not into overclocking, go with the AMD Phenom II X4 955(3.2) AM3 and save your self a little money too. (The PII overclocks well, but u wont get it to 4ghz)

As for your choice of gfx cards, out of the ones you posted, I would go for the 285. You not considering an ATI card ?
April 30, 2009 3:37:45 AM

Lee-m said:
If your not into overclocking, go with the AMD Phenom II X4 955(3.2) AM3 and save your self a little money too. (The PII overclocks well, but u wont get it to 4ghz)

As for your choice of gfx cards, out of the ones you posted, I would go for the 285. You not considering an ATI card ?



Hi Lee,

Thanks for your reply.

I dont have any idea on overclocking. I am new to all these. If you do not mind, could please explain it to me.

Thanks in advance.
April 30, 2009 3:39:48 AM

Lee-m said:
If your not into overclocking, go with the AMD Phenom II X4 955(3.2) AM3 and save your self a little money too. (The PII overclocks well, but u wont get it to 4ghz)

As for your choice of gfx cards, out of the ones you posted, I would go for the 285. You not considering an ATI card ?



I dont have idea How ATI card works. That's why i have not considered ATI.
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