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AMD vs Intel Gaming Build advise?

Will there be any difference in gaming with either any of these builds and why?

I have a 680Watt PSU Btw. I will also be getting a Hd 6950 2g. I just dont know which to choose amd or intel. :o

INTEL

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800
$46.99


BIOSTAR TZ68A+RCH LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
$102.99


Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
$189.99


COOLER MASTER Hyper N 520 RR-920-N520-GP 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
$29.99

Total: $369.96

AMD


MSI 890FXA-GD65 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
$109.99


AMD Performance Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Mode
$43.99


AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
$149.99


COOLER MASTER Hyper N 520 RR-920-N520-GP 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
$29.99

Total: $318.96
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  1. Please any one? im undecided and i really want to buy something by tomorrow
  2. Best answer
    why do u want a cpu cooler with intel build

    u cannot oc a i5 2400 but only with k like i5 2500k

    even an i3 2100 kicks the butt of any amd cpu and fx 4100 @4.5 is slower than i3 2120.

    And why a z68 mobo of biostar

    i think u mis understood that all i5 can oc.

    U can build a cheaper build with an i3 2120 and asrock h61 mobo.

    If u can increase the budget and wanna oc then i5 2500k and asrock z68 pro3 gen3
    and if u gonna sli then asrock z68 extreme3 gen3 :D

    hope this helps :hello:
  3. serialkiller said:
    why do u want a cpu cooler with intel build

    u cannot oc a i5 2400 but only with k like i5 2500k

    even an i3 2100 kicks the butt of any amd cpu and fx 4100 @4.5 is slower than i3 2120.

    And why a z68 mobo of biostar

    i think u mis understood that all i5 can oc.

    U can build a cheaper build with an i3 2120 and asrock h61 mobo.

    If u can increase the budget and wanna oc then i5 2500k and asrock z68 pro3 gen3
    and if u gonna sli then asrock z68 extreme3 gen3 :D

    hope this helps :hello:



    Ok im going with intel and im not going to do any ocing. This is what im looking at now:
    Since im not ocing I dont need this type of motherboard ur saying? and i dont need a better cpu cooler?


    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    $46.99


    ASUS P8Z68-V LX LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
    $94.99


    Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
    $189.99

    TOtal: $331.97
  4. of those builds the intel is superior

    but dont buy the 6950 graphics card . Look at the new 7850 instead
  5. dont buy a z68 mobo if u are not gonna oc
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