Compare intal i7-990x with amd fx-8150 Tags: Computers Intel i7 AMD Components Last response: February 3, 2012 8:33 PM in Components Share Sam_7 February 3, 2012 5:47:39 PM Hello, Building a new computer ,help me to choose a best MB,CPU,Mem.and vedio card. for adobe CS5.5 ......max $2000 Thank's More about : compare intal 990x amd 8150 Brett928S2 February 3, 2012 6:09:41 PM Hi Its a financial decision...there is a HUGE difference in price between those 2 cpus , particularly when you take into account the motherboard that matches the cpu... All the best Brett nagol567 February 3, 2012 6:29:55 PM the chipset for i7-990 is not going to be continued. look at intel cpu's that are chipset 1155 or maybe 2011 if you want. Related resources Should I get a Dell XPS I7-990X ? - Forum AMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture - Forum AMD FX-8150 Overclocking - Forum AMD FX-8150 vs. Intel Core i5-3470 - Forum Comparing Pentium Dual CPU and FX-8150 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amuffin a b À AMD February 3, 2012 6:50:22 PM Get an i7-3960x or 3930k. lothdk February 3, 2012 8:33:33 PM Sam_7 said:Hello, Building a new computer ,help me to choose a best MB,CPU,Mem.and vedio card. for adobe CS5.5 ......max $2000 Thank's The i7 990X is EOL as it has been replaced by the new i7 3xxx line of CPUs on socket 2011. However, just like the old i7 line on socket 1366 they are expensive compared to the mainstream CPUs on socket 1155, where the i7 2600 would do well for you, it beats the AMD CPU in all but a few highly threaded tasks. (comparison to i7 3960k) Here is an article on FX-8150 in which you can see that the mainstream i7 2600 is superior. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel i5 2500k or AMD FX-8150 ? ForumWhy Intel Core i7 2700K and 3960X can beating AMD FX-8150 ? ForumIntel Core i5-3570K vs AMD FX-8150 ForumAMD FX-8150 VS Intel i7?? ForumIntel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz vs. AMD FX-8150 3.6GHz ForumAMD Vs Intel ( Fx8150 vs i5 2500k ForumMotherboard advice for AMD FX-8150 ForumIf AMD FX-8150 selling at the same price as i5-2500K... ForumAMD FX-8150 Tested with Latest Windows Hotfixes, Still No Improvement ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumCompare cpu Forum[Solved] Please help with OLD gaming PC! ForumMb with usb 3 front and sata 3 Forum[Solved] Need help with case ForumArctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2 with I7 2600k More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !