Which build is better? Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: November 23, 2012 1:11 AM in Systems Share MiPC November 22, 2012 11:52:30 PM Hey guys, I've got 2 builds here, and I'm not sure which one will be better. I will mainly be gaming 1080p (BF3, SC2, Skyrim, etc). Budget cannot exceed $700 http://pcpartpicker.com/p/oTre i5-3570k http://pcpartpicker.com/p/oToc i3-3220 Leave your insight thanks! More about : build cutebeans November 23, 2012 12:45:14 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($24.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.49 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Total: $577.43 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-22 21:44 EST-0500) Get this! after rebates, it's pretty cheap $600. Without rebates, it's $707! Thomas Creel November 23, 2012 12:52:23 AM BUY TOMORROW FOR BLACK FRIDAY!11!! srsly Related resources Which build is better - Forum Which Build Is Better ? - Forum Which build is better for gaming? - Forum Which build is better ? - Forum [Need Advice] Which build are better for Gaming Computer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MiPC November 23, 2012 1:06:11 AM I still don't know which one of my original builds is better. I kinda like the mobo in your build, but cheap mobos always look shady to me I heard that rebates take weeks to arrive, but I guess I might have to rely on them x_x thanks for the reply! cutebeans November 23, 2012 1:11:22 AM MSI motherboards are a quality of their own. The build with the i5 is better since you need good CPU in those games you listed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWhich build is better for gaming? ForumWhich build is better ,amd or intel ForumWhich budget build is better ? ForumWhich build is better for gaming the intel or amd ForumWhich build is better for a gaming htpc ForumIntel Build vs AMD Build - which parts list is better ? ForumWhich Build Is Better ? help :o3 ForumWhich build would be better ? ForumWhich Build is better ? i5 3470+gtx 670 ftw or i5 3570k+hd 7870 ghz? ForumWhich PSU is better for my build ? ForumWhich build is better ForumWhich build is better for gaming ? ForumWhich Build is Better ? ForumWhich build is better --670 or 7870 Ghz?? ForumIs this gaming PC okay? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !