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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources intal vs amd - Forum Do amd processores require a new mobo/socket to intal them?? - Forum I need help picking a processor intel core i5-4590 or AMD FX-8150 - Forum AMD FX8150 throttling issues when new CPU fan installed - Forum AMD FX-8150 High temperatures - 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. m 0 l 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 for adobe CS5.5 ......max $2000 Thank's The i7 990X is EOL as it has been replaced by the new i7 3xxx line of CPUs on socket 2011.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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Heatsink and Fan for the AMD FX-8150 Forum SolvedWill a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 be compatible with a AMD FX-8150? Forum SolvedLow power Graphics Card by AMD in compare to GTX 750Ti? Forum SolvedCompare AMD & Intel Build. Opinions! Needed for buying! Forum SolvedIntel i7 4770k vs AMD fx8150 Forum SolvedIs the AMD FX-8150 Overclocked to 4.7GHz still good for gaming Forum SolvedSafe temps for Amd Fx-8150 and Radeon 7850 Forum SolvedHELP - AMD FX-8150 Running at 3.3GHz Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU from AMD FX-8150 Forum AMD FX-8150 Overheating while Gaming Forum SolvedComparing Pentium Dual CPU and FX-8150 Forum SolvedIntel's i5 vs AMD FX-8150 Forum SolvedOverclocking AMD fx-8150 temps??? Forum SolvedAMD 8350 Performance compare Forum AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 8-Core 3.6GHz (3.9GHz/4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor with Liquid Cooling Kit Driver Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !