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 177 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 Building New PC for Gaming and 3D Animation Forum Help building a PC for Gaming and 3D Rendering 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 Solvedneed suggestion on new and first build pc for gaming & 3d work Forum SolvedWhat are some good free 3d spaceship building games on the pc Forum SolvedMy first PC build - 3D rendering + gaming 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 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 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !