Which one of this specifications is the best..?!

Hello,


I want to buy a new Desktop PC this week for programming, Animation, Watching Movies & Play Games. I have two specifications the first for Socket 1366 and the other is Socket 1155. I need to know which one on this specification the the best and there is my suggestions feel free to post it...?!

Computer 01:
- Asus Rampage III Extreme Socket 1366/ Intel X58/ 3-Way SLI & CrossFireX/ SATA3&USB3.0/ WiFi/ A&GbE Motherboard
- Intel Core i7 Processor i7-930 2.80GHz 8 MB LGA1366 CPU
- EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Superclocked 1280 MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card
- Corsair Dominator 6 GB PC3-12800 1600MHz 240-pin Triple Channel Core i7 DDR3 CAS 8 Memory Kit
- Corsair CMPSU-850TX 850-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply
- Western Digital WD Caviar Black 1 TB SATA 6 GB/S 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Bulk/OEM 3.5-Inch Desktop Hard Drive
- Logitech MX 400 Performance Laser Mouse
- Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000
- Samsung P2450H 24-Inch Widescreen Touch of Color LCD Monitor - Rose Black

Computer 02:
- ASUS Maximus IV Extreme -Z - LGA 1155 - Z68 - Republic of Gamer Series - ATX Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 2200 Motherboards
- Intel Core i7-2600K Processor 3.4GHz 8 MB Cache Socket LGA1155
- Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler, RR-B10-212P-G1
- EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Superclocked 1280 MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card
- G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz PC3-12800 240-Pin Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM
- Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop Hard Drive Bulk/OEM - WD1002FAEX
- NZXT Crafted Series ATX Full Tower Steel Chassis - Phantom Black
- NZXT 140mm Performance Case Fan FN 140RB (Black/White)
- Logitech MX 400 Performance Laser Mouse
- Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000
- Samsung P2450H 24-Inch Widescreen Touch of Color LCD Monitor - Rose Black


Best Regards,
Q8Xbox
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  1. i would take the second one. Perhaps add a SSD
  2. Do not get the first option, sincerely you don't have anything to gain over the second build since the 2nd generation intel processors are way better (performance/consumption) than the 1st generation.
  3. Thanks guys for the help ^_^ then i will buy Socket 1155 :)

    I have question when will Socket 2011 release...?!
  4. Socket 2011 is released already.
    Their CPUs are the Sandy Bridge-E (Enthusiast), look for reviews here in TH.

    Sandy Bridge-E: Core i7-3960X Is Fast, But Is It Any More Efficient?
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sandy-bridge-e-efficiency-core-i7-3960x,3075.html

    But let me summarize it for you: do NOT worth for gaming, sometimes i5-2500k games faster.
  5. Option 2 man, its a very nice system.
  6. Is this mean the best for me is to buy Socket 1155...?!
  7. Yes
  8. Thanks gothems ^_^
  9. My pleasure.
  10. Option 2 is a great gaming system.....but that's not mentioned till 4th in your priority list. The 1366 still serves better in most memory intensive application tasks but, from your description, I don't know what specific apps you are using so I'm not in a position to recommend which one works better for you. To get the "best of both worlds:......

    1. Move up to the Sandy Bridge-E
    2. You have "top of the line" MoBo and you have included a great "budget" cooler....but the rest of the build isn't a "budget" system.
    3. Ya went with CAS 8 RAM which will help in your programming,m animation tasks, but XAS 4 is not far away.....expect only a 3-5% increase in gaming FPS but it will only increase system cost by 2% or so therefore it's a good ROI.
    5. You went with the Rampage / Maximus on the other two builds, so I stuck w/ the top end again.....however ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 will more than serve .... the Rampage is an extremely feature rich hi performance MoBo but that comes with a commensurate price tag.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131790
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-rampage-iv-extreme-review


    - ASUS Rampage IV Extreme LGA 2011
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131802

    - Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116492

    - Thermalright Silver Arrow
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11676/cpu-tri-77/Thermalright_Silver_Arrow_Dual_160mm_x_140mm_Fan_Universal_CPU_Cooler_Sockets_775_1156_1366_AM2_AM2_AM3.html

    -Shin Etsu TIM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150080

    - Wait 4 days for the new GTX 560-448 which is a 560/570 hybrid

    - Mushkin Enhanced Redline 8GB (2 x 4GB) CAS 7 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Model 996999
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226201

    - I normally recommend the Barracuda XT but it's price has more than doubled. Seagate is the least affected by the floods but retailers are still smacking us 100%+ price increases

    Case / PSU - I always think of buying these two in combo

    Antec 1200 V3 or DF-85 w/ CP-850 - Nothing comes close to matching the price ($115) / performance (10.0 jonnyguru performance rating) of the CP-850 .... both cases are fantastic to build with, great cooling, air filters, just about all ya could ask for.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681737102
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129087

    HAF-X or Corsair Carbide 500R w/ HX 50 or XFX Core Edition 850 - The latter is case in white is ridiculously priced at $80 on newegg
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139011
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207011
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119225
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139010

    Of course, if the budget is there, the Level 10 GT Snow is the ultimate case and I'd put a HX850 in it
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133192

    with matching Mouse, KB and headset
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133195
  11. Ok, I will tell you what program i use and you give me the full specifications please...

    I use Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Flex, Photoshop , After Effect, Premiere Pro, Visual Studio 2010, VirtualDub & 3D Max.
  12. What is your budget Q8Xbox?
    What JackNaylor suggested is extremely expensive and not really worth the money.
  13. My budget is $1800...
  14. I want to buy the computer today. Do i buy the Socket 1155 or Socket 2011...?!
    My new budget is $2000
  15. I say go 1155. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
    2011 is not worth it imo.
  16. Thanks gothems. I will buy Socket 1155 with the case provided by JackNaylor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133195

    Best Regards,
    Q8Xbox
  17. Good choice. I wish you lots of happiness with your new computer :)
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