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Computer Parts Compatibility Check

Hey all, I'm thinking about building a desktop soon and I've put together two builds, one AMD and one Intel. I'm wondering if all of the parts in each build are compatible and also which one will perform better. Thanks.

Build one:
Intel CPU: Core i5 2500k: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Gigabyte MotherBoard: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128506&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Motherboards%20-%20Intel-_-GIGABYTE-_-13128506&AID=10440897&PID=5643747&SID=

EVGA GTX 550 Video Card:www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=41125&CatId=3669

Thermaltake PSU: http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Power-Supply-240-Pin-W0070RUC/dp/B0009Q56N6/ref=as_li_tf_mfw?&linkCode=wey&tag=gaming07c-20

HDD: www.amazon.com/Hitachi-Deskstar-3-5-Inch-7200RPM-Internal/dp/B003IKTATG/ref=as_li_wdgt_ex?&linkCode=wey&tag=gaming07c-20

CD Drive: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4829307&CatId=1624

Case: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=752504&CatId=1842

Ram: www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-Modules-KHX1600C9D3K2-8GX/dp/B0037TO5C0/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1340397324&sr=1-1&keywords=kingston+hyperx+8gb


OR


AMD CPU: Phenom II X4: $120: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

Asus Motherboard: $190: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131736

EVGA GTX 550 Video Card:www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=41125&CatId=3669


Thermaltake PSU: http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Power-Supply-240-Pin-W0070RUC/dp/B0009Q56N6/ref=as_li_tf_mfw?&linkCode=wey&tag=gaming07c-20


HDD: http://www.amazon.com/Hitachi-Deskstar-3-5-Inch-7200RPM-Internal/dp/B003IKTATG/ref=as_li_wdgt_ex?&linkCode=wey&tag=gaming07c-20


CD Drive: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4829307&CatId=1624


Case: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=752504&CatId=1842

Ram: www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-Modules-KHX1600C9D3K2-8GX/dp/B0037TO5C0/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1340397324&sr=1-1&keywords=kingston+hyperx+8gb

Thanks
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  1. Best answer
    The Intel build is better, more powerful CPU. Everything is compatible but the PSU is crap, this is better http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139026
  2. This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
  3. Thanks!
  4. Best answer selected by yoshiji.
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