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 113 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: ForumNeed help in 1st building of 3D gaming PC . ForumPC Build for 3d modeling and gaming ForumHelp building a 3D Gaming PC ForumBuilding PC for 3D Work & Gaming (ut2007). Help plz !! =D Forum3D gaming PC build ForumBuilding first PC for 3D Modeling and Video Editing. Forum$1500-1700 3D Graphics Creation/ Gaming PC ForumNew PC advice- Gaming / 3D rendering build ForumCustom build PC for 3D rendering only ForumHelp needed Building a i7 920 PC for 3D apps... OC... Forum1500$ PC for 3d simulations and gaming ForumNew Build : 3D Work + Rendering + Gaming PC :) Need Advice and Help :) Forum3D PC Gaming build under $900 ForumFX-6200 vs FX-6300? ForumOpinions on Building a Gaming Pc Under $800 ForumBuilding my first gaming pc ForumFirst Time Building a budget gaming rig... ForumBuilding my first gaming rig/computer! Advice More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !