Which system looks best? Tags: Homebuilt AMD Build Intel Systems Product Last response: December 12, 2010 3:21 PM in Systems Share which system offers best performance + price with upgrade options? Total: 0 vote Intel build 0 % amd build 0 % _tru_ December 12, 2010 9:08:44 AM Got some answers on my amd and intel builds so i thought id put them to the test and ask which looks to be the best overall before i start building. Intel Build Grand Total: $669 AMD Build + the Phenom™ II X2 560 Black Edition & Biostar A785G3 AM3 mATX combo from microcenter (http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundlePROMO.html ty batuchka ) Grand Total: $495 for comparison both systems will be using an XFX HD-577X-ZMF3 Radeon HD 5770 More about : system _tru_ December 12, 2010 9:13:51 AM huge gamble here though. on microcenter the Athlon™ II X4 640 is only 4$ cheaper in a combo. so i can either: a. get a straight quad with no L3 b. a POSSIBLE quad WITH L3 scorch December 12, 2010 1:34:35 PM With a choice between the two systems I would go with the Intel system. Suggestions: Asus mainboard.........Westerndigital hard drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jack_attack a b B Homebuilt system December 12, 2010 3:21:20 PM I'd vote for the Intel build as well, the i5 has great performance for your dollar, and its a guaranteed quad. L3 cache is overrated. The i5 is also 170 I think. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Which looks the best ? Forum Alright, so here are the build list. Which looks best for gaming? Forum Which home audio system is the best ? Forum Build comparison...whick looks best Forum Which will best graphic card for my system ?? Forum Looking for the best graphics card for my system . Forum Which case should I choose? (cooling/ looks ) Forum Which is best graphic card for my system ? Forum Which game do you think looks the best ? Forum This system looks SICK! Where can I find the Liquid cooling hoses? Forum Best reso to run at? Perf vs. Looks Forum Why 30fps looks better on Cosole than on PC Forum My component selection for AM3 system , looks OK? Forum Which card would be the best for my system Forum First Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) Forum [Solved] Upgrade E8400 system vs build a new one Forum Fan kills system? Forum [Solved] Buying New System Forum [Solved] Budget system Forum [Solved] $400 Budget System Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !