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I need help deciding between AMD VS Intel Build

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February 26, 2014 6:45:00 AM

Ok guys I am trying to decide weather to go with an Intel based build or an AMD based build.
I will be mostly gaming on it. I'm running a FX6300 now and I'm just not pulling the frame rated that i want to. Well here they are. Also, I am trying to decide whether to go with two 760s in SLI or one 780. Any help will be appreciated as I will be ordering within the next few weeks.

Intel:
Option 1 http://pcpartpicker.com/user/ztaft/saved/3STt
Option 2 http://pcpartpicker.com/user/ztaft/saved/3STu

AMD:
Option 1 http://pcpartpicker.com/user/ztaft/saved/3STK
Option 2 http://pcpartpicker.com/user/ztaft/saved/3STW
February 26, 2014 6:51:22 AM

Intel option 2, single GPU is much better and the cpu cooler could be better. That amount of fans could be noisy, haw you read about them ?
February 26, 2014 7:07:24 AM

StarBG said:
Intel option 2, single GPU is much better and the cpu cooler could be better. That amount of fans could be noisy, haw you read about them ?


Yea, I have they are only 3 db louder than noctua fans at 12V, and from what I can find two 760s out perform a 780, but long term gains is what I'm looking for. Ie will two 760s hold me through for two years until i build another gaming system.
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February 26, 2014 7:27:47 AM

Yes they should but it depends how good the game supports 2x760 and they will have still 2GB VRAM since it does not use 2GB+2GB and a little higher electricity bill.
February 26, 2014 7:49:48 AM

StarBG said:
Yes they should but it depends how good the game supports 2x760 and they will have still 2GB VRAM since it does not use 2GB+2GB and a little higher electricity bill.


so you think it would be better to get one 780 and if i start seeing a performance drop get another 780 down the road?
What are your thoughts on the CPUs? AMD vs Intel?
February 26, 2014 7:53:01 AM

Right now I'm playing Assassins Creed Black flag, Battlefield 4, ARMA 3, War Thunder and plan to play Titanfal. I'm sure the high end titles will support SLI. I know that War Thunder does as i played it when I still had my SLI 280s rig.
February 26, 2014 8:06:23 AM

The GTX 780 will crush any game that you throw at it for a single monitor even at higher resolution than 1080p. Sli/Crossfire have issues and some games dont support it good and this would be a decrease in fps and the GTX 780 has more VRAM and you can sell the GTX 760 second hand. New games could require more than 2GB VRAM.
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