Solved Need help deciding between two gaming pc builds Tags: New Build Asus Corsair Intel i5 Systems Last response: August 25, 2010 3:03 AM in Systems Share cangle May 16, 2010 2:25:09 AM I need some help with deciding between two pcs I could build over the summer. i5 pc corsair obsidian 800d asus Maximus iii formula i5 750 4gb corsair xms3 1600 EVGA gtx 470 sc Corsair hx850w Seagate barracuda 1tb cheap optical drive windows 7 home premium 64bit i7 pc corsair obsidian 800d asus p6t i7 930 6gb g. Skill pi 1600 EVGA gtx 470 sc Corsair hx850w Seagate barracuda 1tb cheap optical drive windows 7 home premium 64bit I'm still not quite sure what mother board I want to het although I now I want to get one from asus. More about : deciding gaming builds randomkid May 16, 2010 2:53:39 AM I would say both are overkill in almost all parts except the cheap optical drive. But if you can afford it, then go for the i7 as the i5's 1156 platform has some limitations comparatively. But it is a hell of a gaming platform itself. Best solution jbakerlent May 16, 2010 3:26:28 AM Maybe fill out the Build Advice form in my signature, and we'll have a better base to make our decisions off of. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cangle August 25, 2010 3:03:59 AM Best answer selected by cangle. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst Two Builds - Need Help Deciding and Advice ForumNeed help deciding between these two computers.. ForumI need help with deciding which two different future builds to pick ForumI need help deciding between the two .. ForumHelp deciding between two computers ForumHow To Ask For Build Advice ForumHomebuilt PC Buying Guide ForumNeed help deciding between a Radeon HD 7870 or 7950 ForumPlease help me decide between these two builds ! ForumCan't decide between these two builds ForumUndecided between the two builds . ForumNeed help deciding between two brands for a GTX 660! ForumStuck between two builds and a few parts - Gaming PC ForumNeed help deciding between two systems. ForumNeed help deciding between these two fans for Hyper 212 ForumNeed help deciding between Phenom II X6 or i7-930 for Photo/Video edit ForumDeciding between these two systems ForumHelp deciding between these mobos please ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumUpgrading a Gateway dx4200-09: Help please! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !