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February 26, 2013 1:19:01 PM

I am planning on building a LAN box and need to decided if I should go with an AMD Cpu or Intel Cpu. Which of the 2 Cpu makers would be excellent for a dream box build of .... :sol:  ......unlimited budget!...... :ouch: 

Intel Core: i5-3570K or i7 3770K

AMD:p henom II, Athlon II, or Sempron II.

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February 26, 2013 1:22:47 PM

well for gaming i would go with intel...intel ultimate platform is lga 2011 with 6 core lol...mobo is like 300 and processor is like 600 but I bet its niiiiice :p 
as for cases I build my recent computer with nzxt vulcan and I'm lovin it
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February 26, 2013 1:28:49 PM

AMD Build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($98.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($98.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($190.71 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 850W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1799.08
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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INTEL

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($98.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($98.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($190.71 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 850W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1899.08
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-26 10:28 EST-0500)
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February 26, 2013 1:37:02 PM

ULTIMATE BUILD:

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CPU: Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($1007.28 @ TigerDirect)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110 94.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme9 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($340.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($699.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($291.74 @ Mac Connection)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition ATX Full Tower Case ($242.24 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair 1200W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $4104.14
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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February 26, 2013 1:37:06 PM

Thanks Guys....should I also attempt to place a memory cooler or HDD cooler in this build as well?
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February 26, 2013 1:39:07 PM

:ange:  :ange:  :ange:  :ange:  :sol:  :hello: 




It was a double post....sorry!
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February 26, 2013 1:41:58 PM

HDD cooler is really not necessary. For memory cooling, use any vengenance sticks from corsair.
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February 26, 2013 1:43:20 PM

Check this build: It's better.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($1007.28 @ TigerDirect)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110 94.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($419.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($409.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($291.74 @ Mac Connection)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Thermaltake VN10006W2N-B ATX Full Tower Case ($389.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair 1200W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-14D1XT Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $4121.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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February 26, 2013 1:43:45 PM

Best answer selected by knightfarley.
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February 26, 2013 1:46:34 PM

ULTIMATE OF THE ULTIMATE::

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($1007.28 @ TigerDirect)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110 94.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($419.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($409.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($291.74 @ Mac Connection)
Storage: OCZ Agility 3 360GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($291.74 @ Mac Connection)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) ($496.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Thermaltake VN10006W2N-B ATX Full Tower Case ($389.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Rosewill 1600W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($399.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-14D1XT Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $5506.59
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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February 26, 2013 3:16:27 PM

Ok..thanks. I like this last build more. It is what I am hoping to build....the Ultra...Ultra...ULTIMATE Box!
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