Building PC for gaming and 3D Tags: CPUs Gaming Last response: January 25, 2013 1:57 PM in CPUs Share ChateauMonstre8 January 23, 2013 8:47:24 PM Hi everyboby, I 'm actually looking into building a new pc mainly for 3d rendering and gaming for about 700 € (~580 £). What do you think about this : - CPU AMD FX-8350 @4.0 GHz - MB ASRock 970 Extreme3 - RAM 8 GB Dual Channel DDR3 Crucial Ballistix Tactical - GPU MSI GeForce GTX 660 OC 2 GB - HDD 1TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.D - OCZ ZS Series 550W - PC case Bitfenix Merc Alpha or - CPU Intel Core i5-3470 @3.2 GHz - MB MSI B75A-G43 - RAM 8 GB Dual Channel DDR3 Crucial Ballistix Tactical - GPU MSI GeForce GTX 660 OC 2 GB - HDD 1TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.D - OCZ ZS Series 550W - PC case Bitfenix Merc Alpha Please tell me if you have a better one or any comment to add More about : building gaming lazyboy947 a c 175 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 11:21:43 PM I believe in rendering the fx will win, usually i5s are better, but i guess really matters on cost difference and how often u do 3d rendering. BuddiLuva a b à CPUs January 25, 2013 1:57:27 PM Do not get an i7 if you plan on doing gaming, I repeat do not get an i7 if you plan on doing gaming. HT Does not help, infact it gives you less frames in games. My opinion: Get whichever one is cheaper and put the saving into a better GPU. =WINNINGG Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedbuilding a PC for gaming as well as 3d modelling and rendering. Forum Solvedbuilding gaming/ 3D Modeling PC Need help with PSU and Case 350$ Forum Solved£500 for 4 components, need help building budget PC for Gaming and 3D Modelling/animation/Video editing Forum SolvedBuilding gaming and 3D modelling PC Forum I'm thinking of building a PC good enough for rendering (3D and 2D) and Gaming as well. Forum Building a gaming and 3D modeling PC Forum SolvedWhat are some good free 3d spaceship building games on the pc Forum SolvedBudget PC build (3-d modeling, gaming, simulators) Forum Help building a 3D Gaming PC Forum Building PC for 3D Work & Gaming (ut2007). Help plz !! =D Forum $800 pc 3d modeling/ gaming build. Forum My first PC build - 3D rendering + gaming pc Forum Solved3D PC Gaming build under $1000 Forum Solved3D PC Gaming build under $900 Forum SolvedBuild advice on a game development /gaming + 3d animation PC Forum Solved3D gaming PC build Forum SolvedNew Build: 3D Work + Rendering + Gaming PC :) Need Advice and Help :) Forum [~$1000 PC Build] 3D CAD, Matlab, Photoshop, some games, etc. Forum Custom PC Build for Video Editing, 3D Animation and Gaming Forum SolvedAsk build for future 3D vision game PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !