Help which processor shud i buy Tags: CPUs Overclocking Processors Intel i5 Last response: September 8, 2012 1:49 PM in CPUs Share Imrulbd September 8, 2012 10:08:42 AM hi im confused as to which processor i shud buy a i5 2500k, 3450 or amd fx8120. im not looking to overclock. THNX in advance More about : processor shud buy | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rolli59 CPUs Master Overclocking Authority September 8, 2012 10:52:55 AM Not overclocking at all then go with the 3450 if it is for gaming build. | Report abuse bigcyco1 CPUs Authority Overclocking Authority September 8, 2012 11:11:42 AM Not overclocking at all then go with the 3450 if you think you might ever want to oc in future go with a i5 2500k | Report abuse 1depp1 CPUs Expert September 8, 2012 11:16:24 AM hello there imrulbd, just go with an i5 3450. it will do any job you put at it, video encoding, editing, 3d rendering, extreme gaming, etc. go for i5 3450. Godspeed. | Report abuse Related ressources Which Graphics Card Shud i Upgrade Too? - Forum r these serious CONROE errors which i shud be worried about? - Forum Which processor is good for gaming with compatible motherboard - Forum Which Opteron to buy ? - Forum 3.8 shud i push higher? - Forum Ask the community Publish MajinCry CPUs Expert September 8, 2012 11:25:54 AM Err... I'd say go for an AMD Phenom II X4. Much cheaper, and is only a lil' slower. | Report abuse Imrulbd September 8, 2012 12:01:43 PM if im to overclock than wat wud be a gud cooler. also why is the fx cpus getting bad reviews and being outperformed by even 2nd gen i5s in most games if they have 8 cores | Report abuse bigcyco1 CPUs Authority Overclocking Authority September 8, 2012 12:09:48 PM CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse 1depp1 CPUs Expert September 8, 2012 1:49:44 PM why? because Intel have been dominating the mainstream CPU segment for being top in vid editing, etc, AMD is only famous because it offers customers budget CPU that can do gaming, vid editing, etc...it is powerful, but less powerful than Intel chips. so, simply = AMD : budget segment Intel : uhh..mainstream performer segment | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Help which processor shud i buy> Related ressources: ForumShud I upgrade my speakers? ForumSafe temperature for AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+ ForumLooking for budget processor for gaming ForumWhich one to choose!!!!!!!!!!dell or sony!!1 ForumWhich graphic card shud i opt for ForumNeed to buy a graphic card ForumWant to upgrade my processor Forum[ HELP ] Gaming Desktop Built [ HELP ] ForumWhich processor should I buy ? Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumNeed help with phenom II x4 965. ForumPutting a xeon quad processor in an alienware motherboard. ForumPutting a xeon quad processor in an alienware motherboard. ForumReally need help! Forum[Solved] Upgrading processor More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !