hey hey guys i want to upgrade my pc for gaming purposes the main qeuryi have is if i should upgrade my core 2 qaud q9550s to either a core i5 2500k or an amd fx 8120 , reason i want to upgrade is with the q9550s my space for expanding memory and mobo wise is very little U JUST CANT find any decent lga 775 mobos ou their so plz help
current pc specs :
gpu: ati radeon hd5870 1gb ddr5
mobo intel dg31pr
If budget allows, the i5 2500k will not leave you wanting. The FX series is several steps behind the i5, the i3 3120 is about on par with the FX-8120.. If you're wrestling to stay in budget, the AMD machine will do just fine for you though.