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AMD or Intel?

Hey Guys,

I was just wondering what would be the better set up to go with, Intel or AMD? I dont have much money and am very new.
Please anything would be great!! :hello:
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  1. The decision between AMD or Intel usually depends on your budget. Lower budgets usually mean going with an AMD processor.

    -Wolf sends
  2. What's not very much money and what would you be building it for?
  3. Not much money being around $750 and it would be for movies, photoshop, microsoft office and i little bit of gaming
  4. i-2400/H67 mb, GTX460 (1 gb), 8gb of RAM
  5. I am currently looking at
    Motherboard-ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
    CPU-AMD Phenom II X4 945
    RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB DDR3 1600

    Is
    Quote:
    i-2400/H67 mb, GTX460 (1 gb), 8gb of RAM
    better?
  6. Best answer
    littlesam95 said:
    I am currently looking at
    Motherboard-ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
    CPU-AMD Phenom II X4 945
    RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB DDR3 1600

    Is
    Quote:
    i-2400/H67 mb, GTX460 (1 gb), 8gb of RAM
    better?

    Ya the Intel is better

    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/CPU/2 <--- Pull down menu on the top right of that page. Choose any two cpu's and check out the benchmarks.
  7. for what i use it for? sorry for all the questions its just that its my first build and people are giving me so many different answers. I appreciate the help.
  8. oh and what cpu with that did you recomend?
  9. littlesam95 said:
    for what i use it for? sorry for all the questions its just that its my first build and people are giving me so many different answers. I appreciate the help.


    Something like this down below...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157236 $79.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASRock H61M/U3S3 LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226095 $82.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 996770

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115074 $189.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
  10. Best answer selected by littlesam95.
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