Need advice on selecting one of following 2 systems Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 10, 2011 2:11 AM in Systems Share georgetok December 10, 2011 1:18:58 AM How do following 2 systems compare when it comes to computing power ? I will be connecting 12 Monitors ( Dell 24 inch 1920x1200 ) to each system by installing 3 ATI FirePro 2460 Cards each supporting 4 monitors. This rig would be used only for 2D Financial graphics & not for any kind of Gaming at all. Which one of following two would you choose & why ? (1) I-7 Desktop : Intel i-7-2600K 3.4 GHz Processor Asus WS Revolution motherboard with 4 PCIe x16 slots 16 GB G Skill Ripjaws OR Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 RAM 760 Watt Seasonic Gold Modular power supply Corsair Obsidian Series 650D (CC650DW-1) case 500GB SATA (7200 RPM ) HDD Windows-7 64 bit ( Ultimate ) OR (2) Dell Precision T5500 System : Single Intel Xeon E5645 2.4 GHz LGA 1366 Processor Intel 5520 Chipset & Dell MOBO with 4 PCIe x16 slots Integrated Broadcom 5761 Gigabit Ethernet Controller 12 GB (6x2 GB) DDR3 RDIMM Memory, 1333MHz, ECC 500 GB SATA (7200RPM) Hard Disk Drive 875 Watts PSU Windows-7 64 bit ( Ultimate ) Thank You. More about : advice selecting systems DrAwesome109 December 10, 2011 1:59:00 AM The first one, better motherboard (Dell motheboards suck), much better processor, higher quality RAM (dell memory sucks). m 0 l Emelth December 10, 2011 2:11:27 AM Go for the first build your second build is really outdated The i7 Will be able to provide you with all the power you want for your type of work m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I need a proof for my 2 systems i need to know which one is better and if it will work Forum Need your advice on the following system... Forum SolvedNeed advice choosing a laptop PC from the following... Forum SolvedNeed a good Motherboard, Cooling System and a Powersupply for the following: Forum SolvedNeed advice on 2 new builds - one budget - one gaming Forum GA-MA785GM-US2H compatibility with one of the following processor? Forum Which one of the following builds would be better for Arma 2 / Arma 3/ Battlefield 4 (intel vs amd) Forum SolvedHooray! Need help selecting Graphics card to complement my system or recommendations to... Forum SolvedWhat will happen if I install 2 operating systems on one pc(2gb RAM only)? Forum SolvedI want to install six operating systems on one hard drive, need help Forum SolvedNeed advice in selecting AM3 Processor..!! Forum SolvedNeed expert advice in upgrading my pc to a gaming one Forum 2 Led Monitors One HDMI port On Graphics card need some advice Forum SolvedNeed help selecting a new motherboard for an old system as mine broke on the 17th sept 2013. Forum Need Help Selecting Components (AMD X2 System) Forum SolvedNeed help Picking one of these Systems Forum SolvedSapphire HD 7970 3GB Vapor-X broken, need some advice to buy another one before 25th April 2014 Forum SolvedI need to buy a new computer but I also need to take 2 hard drives out of the old one Forum SolvedNeed advice selecting the appropriate PSU please. Forum SolvedNeed Advice on Building My Computer, It's My First Time Building One, Please Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !