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March 12, 2012 11:00:22 AM

processor -intel i5 2400(3.1ghz)
motherboard- MSI H67MA-E35
ram-CORSAIR 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
gpu-zotac gtx 560 1gb
psu...xfx proseries 450w
this system costs 640$
and an another system
processor-amd FX - 6200 (3.8ghz)
motherboard-asus M5A97 PRO
ram-CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866
gpu-sapphire 7770 1gb
psu.xfx proseries 450w
this system costs 620$
among this which offers best gaming at 1600x900 at high details like bf3,the run and other than game i do a lot of decompressing using 7zip,heavy internet user and also hear music and watch movies..

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March 12, 2012 11:13:10 AM

bf3 doesnt really rely on the processor too much but the 2400 is a better processor for gaming. and the 560 is better for gaming.
though i dont like either system. im sure you can do better for $600
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March 12, 2012 12:18:22 PM

i5 2400 / GTX 560 combo is slightly better for BF3. (mostly due to the better graphics card)

For everything else? Either one is fine.
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March 12, 2012 1:00:01 PM

the reason i choose amd is due to lower motherboard prices the asus board is an atx and supports 1866mhz ram does these factors important for both gaming and everyday use..
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March 12, 2012 1:39:33 PM

no that is not that important for gaming and everyday use for gaming i5 2400 with gtx 560 is the way.

the hd 7770 is on pair with hd 6850 which is lower in performance then gtx 560.gtx 560 is on pair with hd 6870 so the better choice for gaming gpu will be gtx 560.

for gaming cpu intel does well job in making of gaming cpu and an i5 2400 is very good and fx chips are not good for gaming even after overcloking it doent matter whether its 6 core processer most games uses less cores an phenom ii x 965,970,980 will do better then fx 6 cores processer in gaming and i5 2400k does better then that cpus i mention there so for gaming cpu i5 2400 will be an better choice.:)  .
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March 12, 2012 1:46:59 PM

so the asus M5A97 PRO is of no use comparing to processing power
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March 12, 2012 1:47:46 PM

Not so much compared to the CPU / GPU parts used.
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March 12, 2012 1:50:36 PM

not much the h67 mobo is fine.:) 

with that cpu and gpu your gaming will be very nice and way better then fx 6 core with hd 7770.:) 
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March 12, 2012 2:00:04 PM

You'd have to overclock the FX-6200 to get some of the benefits out of the M5A97 PRO.
But it's not the M5A97 PRO itself that gets the work done - it just allows FX-6200 overclocking above 4.5Ghz.
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March 12, 2012 2:46:42 PM

i will use only stock cooler to how much extent i can overclock and i can also downgrade the mobo to asus M5A97 which is 25$ cheaper than pro version so with that 25$ can i upgrade to a good gpu like 6850... will that be any good ?
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March 13, 2012 7:42:03 AM

no the whole system you are getting with i5 and gtx 560 is good for overall performance the hd 6850 performs less then gtx 560 and hd 6850 performs like hd 7770 that u have in amd so why are you going to amd one if the intel is good go with intel built system in that two option or if u want amd then get phenom one that will be more better then fx chips really.:) 
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March 13, 2012 7:51:17 AM

With a $25 less expensive motherboard you probably want to look at getting a CPU cooler.
Otherwise using that $25 for a better graphics card is a good idea.
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March 13, 2012 11:35:22 AM

so going to an intel system is a good idea so finalizing that micro-atx mobo's are also good in cooling and gaming ..
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