I3 3220 + HD7850 vs i5 Tags: New Build Gaming Intel i5 Systems Last response: January 4, 2013 2:04 PM in Systems Share farisaulia26 January 3, 2013 7:05:54 AM which one would be the best choice ? i will use my system for 50% hardcore gaming and 50% 3D design and can seasonic 500W handle this ? More about : 3220 hd7850 farisaulia26 January 3, 2013 7:08:34 AM sorry, i forgot put what vga for i5, i will use gtx 550ti Outlander_04 a b 4 Gaming January 3, 2013 7:22:30 AM The AMD FX 6300 on a motherboard with a 970 series chipset + 7850 IF your 3D design program can multi thread well What program? Better gamer than the i3 in all but older games , overclockable , affordable Yes the seasonic will be fine Related resources I3 3220 with GTX660 or i5 3450 with Radeon HD7850 1GB - Forum FX-6300 + HD7850 || i5 3470 + HD7770- - Forum I3- 3220 + GTX 660 2GB VS i5-3470 + HD 7850 1GB - Forum I3- 3220 + GTX 660 VS i5-3470 + HD 7850 - Forum Intel i3 3220 vs AMD Phenom II x4 965 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer farisaulia26 January 3, 2013 8:24:48 AM autocad and google sketchup FinneousPJ a b 4 Gaming January 3, 2013 9:18:38 AM Outlander_04 said:The AMD FX 6300 on a motherboard with a 970 series chipset + 7850 IF your 3D design program can multi thread well What program? Better gamer than the i3 in all but older games , overclockable , affordable Yes the seasonic will be fine Good suggestion I agree. farisaulia26 January 4, 2013 2:04:20 PM can you suggest me 970 motherboard ~$120 ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI5 2500k with 7850 or i3 3220 with 7870 ForumI3 3220 Good Enough? ForumWill i3 3220 bottleneck HD 7850? ForumPhenom x4 965 vs intel i3 3220 Gaming ForumI3 3220 vs Pentium G840 ForumI3 3220 vs fx 6300 ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Vs Intel i3 3220 ForumI3 3220 vs FX 6300 ForumFx 4300 vs i3 3220 ForumAMD a10-5800k vs i3 3220 for gaming ForumQ6600 vs i3 3220 ForumI3 3220 VS 965 BE ForumCPU Temps ForumIntel i3 3220 vs 3225 ForumI3 3220 vs FX 6100? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !