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Old 11-07-2010, 01:07 AM   #1
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Default new build(s) AMD vs Intel.

alright little bit spendy tell me when you think, dont ask why i am spending this money on the build, just put some criticism.

1st build (AMD)

HDD X2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136456
MotherBoard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131667
GPU x2 (crossfirex) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150500
PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256054
RAM X2- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144441
CPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103849
SSD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227590

No case for build one yet.

HDD, PSU, and SSD are same for both.

Build 2 (intel)

HDD X2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136456
Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188070
GPU X4 (sli)- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130551
PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256054
CPU X2- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115223
RAM X4- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220518

sooo tell me what you think no case for Second build either yet...

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Old 11-07-2010, 06:00 AM   #2
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Default Re: new build(s) AMD vs Intel.

If it were me, id go for the intel build, but have the gpu's from the amd build, veerryyy good build.

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Old 11-07-2010, 06:51 AM   #3
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Default Re: new build(s) AMD vs Intel.

Nice. But the Intel motherboard you've linked will only work with LGA1366 Xeon 5500 and 5600 series CPU's. And they are very expensive. Also you need double the RAM sticks, un-buffered(if overclocking) or registered ECC(for workstation tasks) sticks.

What are you going to do on these machines?
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:34 AM   #4
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Default Re: new build(s) AMD vs Intel.

I'd wait a bit. AMD and Nvidia are both about to release some bad-arse GPU's that will top the ones you've got there.
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