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Which Intel or AMD CPU for gaming should i buy?

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  1. Funtoss

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    Hi guys i m deciding on a CPU for gaming at 1080p

    Intel i5 750 or AMD 1055t ?

    and also which one is better when compared?

    and also is amd 1055t good? because the price is like around $200
    and i5 750 is like $300

    i m thinking of getting amd because of the price and extra 2 cores but is 1055t good or should i get 1075t / 1090t? or an i5 (intel)?
     
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    Why not go for i5 2500K. I think it's the best for gaming at an affordable price. In US I think it's around 215 USD
     
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    i5-2500k 4.5ghz 24/7 easy.
     
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    i live in new zealand and i5 2500k is like $500 and i dont wanna waste that much on a cpu
     
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    It's only $270 in Aus, so.. you might just wanna double-check your prices :wtf:
     
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    Dude....an I5 2500K is only around $340, while the 1055t is more like $270
     
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    the nearest shop that i can get access to is $500 something :p
    i cant order online :\ my dad wont let me lol i can only buy with my cash
     
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    so guys should i go with 1055t or an i5?
    1055t is cheaper ! :p
     
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    Is there no way you could pay someone else to buy it for you?
     
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    i can try?

    but would a 1055t or 1075t be better in terms of pricing:performance ratio?
     
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    do you guys know of any good am3 motherboard that has SLI function?
     
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    As far as i know, the only difference is 200Mhz which you can easily do yourself.
    Back to your original question, Im not sure lol
     
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    Any decent AM3 motherboard on a 8xx chipset will typically have crossfire.
     
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    Thats the store I use, they normally have the best prices in NZ. Shipping is free anywhere in NZ if you spend over $79
     
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    hmm, okay i'll see, i might go with the i5 2500k then :)

    thanks guys... time to convince dad :p
     
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    go with the i5 if your overclocking go with the 1055 if your not..on my 1090 i cant tell a difference from my i7 Xeon i had..
     
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    Show your dad this thread & if he got any question about anything just ask , people here will gladly help out ;)
     
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    Tell your dad that I'm a dad too and I said you can order on-line.....:p
     
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    rofl, i m getting the i5 soon ! :D thanks guys :)
     

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