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 158 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 151 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: ForumIntel vs . AMD - which should I get? ForumAMD CPU vs INTEL CPU ForumAMD vs Intel - Which to choose? ForumIntel Vs AMD ForumIntel vs AMD -- specific case ForumIntel vs amd cheap build ForumAMD VS Intel please tell me which one is better TX ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build ForumIntel Build vs AMD Build - which parts list is better? ForumIntel Core i7-3770 vs . AMD FX-8350! AIO PC CPU . ForumAMD vs Intel for Gaming rig ?? ForumAmd vs intel ForumIntel (was AMD vs . Intel ) ~$600 Build [Ordered] ForumAMD Vs Intel + AMD Vs nVidia ForumAMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition at at 3.6ghz vs intel core i3 2100 ForumIntel vs amd Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumWhich is better: AMD or Intel? Forum[Solved] Which one is better AMD Athlon II X4 620 Quad-Core Processor or intel core 2 dou ForumIntel Architecture vs AMD architecture, which is better? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !