Which cpu to fit (intel vs Amd) Tags: CPUs Hardware AMD Intel Last response: February 14, 2010 6:16 PM in CPUs Share abbas88 February 13, 2010 8:31:07 AM which hardware (cpu,MB,..) to fit for programing with vs 2008 More about : cpu fit intel amd o1die a c 159 à CPUs a b À AMD a b å Intel February 13, 2010 12:04:34 PM You need to list a budget, including old parts to reuse, such as memory or hardrive. saint19 a c 159 à CPUs a b À AMD February 14, 2010 1:04:25 AM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. You can see the system requeriments for any version of VS 2008 here Any decent processor (c2d or athlon II X2 or better), 4GB, a good monitor, a faster HDD. If the rig is for programing and gaming, this configuration is an example of what you need. CPU $ 99.00 Here MOBO $ 99.99 Here RAM $ 99.99 Here GPU $ 159.99 Here HDD $ 89.99 Here PSU $ 89.99 Here CASE $ 61.99 Here Total: $ 700.94 + MIR + SHIPPING Now, if it's only for programing, you can use something like this: CPU $ 60.99 Here MOBO $ 99.99 Here RAM $ 99.99 Here GPU $ 99.99 Here HDD $ 89.99 Here PSU $ 89.99 Here CASE $ 61.99 Here Total: $ 602,93 + MIR + SHIPPING The big question is. What is your budget?, Do you want programing, gaming, video edition...or only programing.? EDIT: GPU update price, and total for the 1st rig. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs a b À AMD February 14, 2010 6:16:45 PM I see no reason why he would need anything more than the integrated graphics for Visual studio 2008. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich CPU? Intel vs amd vs intel xeon and so on Forum SolvedAMD vs Intel...which CPU better for gaming Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better for gaming? AMD FX 4130/4300 or Intel Pentium G3240 Forum Intel? AMD? And which ones will fit with my motherboard? Forum What AMD or Intel CPU (and mobo) would fit my build/budget? Forum SolvedWhich build is better? ~ Intel vs. AMD Forum SolvedLow budget build. AMD vs Intel. Which has the most bang for the buck? Forum SolvedWhich one would suit me more? AMD vs Intel Forum SolvedAMD vs Intel: Which gets hotter? Forum SolvedAMD CPU vs. AMD APU vs. Intel CPU Forum SolvedWhich laptop processor is better- AMD A6-5200 vs. intel pentium N3520 Forum Solved2 Different Computer Setups, 2 Different CPU questions (AMD VS Intel) 1 Design and 1 Gaming machine Forum SolvedAmd's APU vs Intel's CPU Forum SolvedIntel vs AMD, which is better ? Forum SolvedAMD vs Intel build... which to get for gaming Forum SolvedBest Cpu intel vs amd Forum SolvedIntel vs Amd Budget CPU Forum SolvedIntel vs. AMD: Which is better for gaming? Forum SolvedIntel build vs AMD build (Which one should i go for?) Forum SolvedWhich rig for music production + casual gaming? (AMD vs Intel) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !