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! m 0 l Thomas Creel November 23, 2012 12:52:23 AM BUY TOMORROW FOR BLACK FRIDAY!11!! srsly m 0 l Related resources Which Build Is Better (Please Help) - Forum Which build is better? (AMD vs Intel) - Forum Which build is Better for Gaming ? - Forum Which build is better??? - Forum Which PSU is better for my Pc build? - 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! m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich build is better for the buck? Forum SolvedWhich Build is Better? Forum SolvedWhich PC listed is better for gaming and later on upgrading? Which build is gonna be easily upgradable? Is intel hd 4000 good? Forum Solvedwhich computer build is better Forum SolvedI need to know which computer build is better? Forum Solvedwhich build would be better for gaming Forum SolvedWhich build is better? Forum SolvedNeed help!!! Which build will be better for gaming at 900p at ultra/maxxed settings? Forum SolvedWhich build is better? Forum SolvedWil this build work? Which build is better? Forum SolvedWhich would better for my twin build, intel or amd Forum SolvedWhich build is better? Forum SolvedWhich PSU is better and is 430W-500W enough for this build? Forum SolvedWhich build is better? ~ Intel vs. AMD Forum SolvedWhich Build would offer the better performance? (How much does CPU really matter over the GPU? ) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !