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Which build is better, i5 750 or 1055T

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October 17, 2010 4:14:55 AM

Core i5 750 Build

Parts Preferences: Intel Core i5 750
Asus P7P55D-E LX LGA 1156 mobo
4GB Corsair XMS DDR3 1600 RAM 9-9-9-22
Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200RPM SATA 3.0GB/S
NZXT Gamma case
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W PSU
Sapphire Radeon HD 5750
Asus SATA DVD Burner 24x

1055T x6 Build

AMD Phenom ii X6 1055T
Asus M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
NZXT GAMMA
Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200rpm SATA
Corsair XMS3 4GB (2x2) DDR3 1600
Corsair CMPSU-620HX
ASUS DRW-24B1ST 24x

Approximate Purchase Date: this week

Budget Range: $650

System Usage: Photoshop/Lightroom, Reason, light gaming, MS Office, Movies (all of equal use/importance)

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: listed in the pics

Overclocking: Maybe one day

SLI or Crossfire: Not at this time

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Which build looks better? Price difference is relatively negligible. Some say the AM3 socket is more future proof, x6 is better at multitasking (which is really what I need more than gaming), but I worry about the lack of GPU on the AMD build, especially since I hope to add BD-ROM in the future. Thoughts?

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October 17, 2010 4:41:07 AM
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October 17, 2010 5:48:31 AM

I think TheDuke has the best build there. The lack of DX11 will not hurt you, as the 5750 is too weak for DX11 games anyway. You'll get better overall performance from the 4870.

I would take the x4 965 in combo though
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

It's going to serve you better in games and other apps that are not multi-threaded.
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October 17, 2010 9:21:19 PM

Best answer selected by floridagizzi.
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