Solved AMD to Intel worries! Tags: Homebuilt Intel AMD Systems Product Last response: June 30, 2011 12:30 AM in Systems Share sandman3838 June 19, 2011 9:41:03 PM Hello I thinking about the following configuration and its Intel? I friend of mine has this and he said it's a total scream! Loves it, its the best system he has had. My hesitation is that for years all I have been a loyal AMD user. Right now I have just a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ and the thought of changing to the dark side troubles me. If I stay with AMD I'm thinking about something starting with the: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX If I do a total switch to INTEL my friends system is: GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $180 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K $314 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Kingston HyperX 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K4/16GX $170 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Suggestions... Insight... Anyone? Thank you! More about : amd intel worries ps3hacker12 a b B Homebuilt system June 19, 2011 10:03:24 PM whats your current mobo, certain AM2+ mobos support AM3 CPUs which would save you ALOT of cash, (you would only have to drop in the new CPU, and not have to go through the trouble of reinstalling the OS). raistlinn June 19, 2011 10:20:10 PM no need to switch to darkside!! If I were you I would buy this 990fx mobo which will be compatible with the new amd processors coming out next month. And get the amd phenom II be 965 for now. It's 120 if you include the $15 instant rebate code. Wait a few months til the prices of new amd processors (zambezi) come down, buy one, sell the 965 and blow away your friends i5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Related resources Why AMD doesn't do a dual dual quad..And worries for Intel - Forum CPU temp worries me. - Forum HD 5830 VS GTX 570 Superclocked Question/ Worries - Forum Phenom quad core - temperature worries - Forum Asus M4A78T-E mobo space worries with this current system build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution jsc a c 122 B Homebuilt system a b å Intel June 20, 2011 1:25:43 AM raistlinn said: Wait a few months til the prices of new amd processors (zambezi) come down, buy one, sell the 965 and blow away your friends i5 Maybe. Either way, you will have a fast system. sandman3838 June 30, 2011 12:30:26 AM Best answer selected by sandman3838. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNewer, better computer.. amd /radeon or intel /nvidia? ForumAny Worries With This System? ForumAMD FX-4100 Worries ForumWhat is better, AMD or Intel ? Why? ForumUpgrade Dilemma - to stick with AMD or jump ship to Intel ? ForumUpdate: Intel Build or AMD Build? ForumWill AMD compete with Intel again and/or will their be a new company? ForumWhat would be the better option for a budget build: Intel or AMD Forumno 64-bits Windows for x86-64,should AMD worried Forum$500 gaming rig, AMD or Intel . ForumIntel Core i5 3570K vs Intel Core i7 3770K vs AMD FX-8350 8 Core Proce ForumAmd or Intel Cpu for gaming? ForumAMD vs Intel for gaming at lower res: Does it matter? ForumDat build... Forum[Solved] 6gb ram memory compatible with AMD X4 955 Black Edition? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !