CPU and GPU Tags: CPUs Last response: December 28, 2010 2:51 AM in CPUs Share hitec16 December 20, 2010 6:23:16 AM Ok guyz i need ur opinion on this one i have two options tell me which one i should choose as i wont be upgrading my PC for atleast 2 years i need a gaming PC for playing games at 1280x720 so here are my options OPTION1: Intel core2quad Q8300 (2.5Ghz) GTX460 1GB DDR5 corsair VX450 PSU 4GB DDR2 800MHz OPTION2: AMD Phenom IIx6 1055T GTS 450 1GB corsair VX450 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz which option is more future proof? note: i dont have an SLI mobo so can't go SLI.i have gigabyte m-ATX mobo G31m-Es2L so i wont OC my CPU over 3GHz if i buy intel C2Q and buying a new mobo for i5 or i7 is out of my budget More about : cpu gpu hitec16 December 20, 2010 7:38:19 AM mod plz delete this post as i got my answer i didn't knew abt that amd x6 processor need a costlier mobo so getting that is out of question now hitec16 December 20, 2010 1:07:57 PM Quote:overclock the Intel C2Q and with the GTX460 (you should get the on sale GTX470 or GTX570) you will be able to game until you're ready for new build. RAM 4GB(2X2GB) in dual channel mode is fine. Ya i can OC C2Q to 3Ghz with this board just need to hold till 2 yrs and then a new gaming rig. May be i can get a better CPU cooler(corsait H50) after few months then i can OC even further . Related resources CPU and GPU Compatibility - Forum Is my cpu bottlenecking my gpu ? - Forum Which is the best Gpu for this Cpu - Forum Best CPU GPU combo? - Forum Cpu and gpu help please!!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hitec16 December 20, 2010 1:18:05 PM one qestion i just found a core2quad q6600 for sale ?? so should i get its 1066Mhz so i can OC it further then may be i can get GTX 460 HAWK edition will that be better ?? is there too much difference b.w q6600 and q8300? hitec16 December 28, 2010 2:51:32 AM ohh thx i will go with core2 quad q8300 and try if i can get 8400 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSooo... exactly how high a temp is considered safe for a GPU/CPU Forum SolvedCPU and GPU High Idle Forum SolvedCPU and GPU temps Forum Solvednew mobo cpu psu and gpu but does it go together?? Forum SolvedWill my cpu bottleneck my gpu? If yes, how badly? Forum SolvedGame lag caused by GPU or CPU Forum Solvedcpu , motherboard ,gpu select help needed Forum SolvedBare minimum GPU and CPU to play high-end games at a low graphics settings at 60+FPS? Forum SolvedHow to set maximum temperature limit for cpu like we do for gpu with nvidia inspector Forum SolvedHardware Issue: Case Fans and PSU Fans run, CPU AND GPU Fans do not and does not POST. Forum SolvedCPU VS GPU in ARMA 3 Forum SolvedCPU upgrade vs GPU and possible bottleneck. Forum Solvedneed best cpu gpu ram motherboard combination under rs 25000 Forum SolvedAMD GPU and CPU speeds? Forum SolvedPlanetside 2 - GPU or CPU Intensive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !