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Upcoming Gaming Rig Build AMD FX-8350 or i7 3770k?


pwned2013

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Hey everyone need a little help here, right now I am leaning more towards an FX-8350 Build being that it is 100$ cheaper than i7 build

AMD

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=21908445

i7 3770k

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=27582607

please give me your opinions on my parts I have setup. Using rig mainly for smooth,fast,high end gaming and for benchmarking. Budget is $2500

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Chronos the 2nd

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You might want to wait for Haswell, which is the forthcoming Intel chipset. likely to be a drop in price on existing CPU's ETC.

But overall I would go for the Intel setup, possibly changing the GPU to a GTX 670, and most certainly dropping the PSU wattage as your 1000W is way over the top.

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