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Building my first Pc

Im building my first PC. Well this is not my first PC but it is the first one I will build by myself. I have research a lot of sites and have received a lot of info and have a lot of ideas for building a PC. I have one main issue right now, do I go with intel or amd .Can you advise on which is better I know intel seems better but amd is still out there and there must be a reason for it . Incite on this would be well appreciated.

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Its all a matter of personal preference Intel is in everything its in Mac so most everyone here will endorse it and shout up its value and with it you can't go to far wrong. You'll have a wider selection of motherboards and processors to choose from. A wide selection to choose from depending on what you intend to do with your PC. Ok enough Intel horn blowing lets talk AMD. Reliability , cooler op temps, slower but less apt to blue screen did I mention slower but reliable . I have been in work environments were both Intel and Amd are used and all you here about is so and sos PC is faster than mine why but that complainer never has issues with there machine. Another point if you are requiring multi tasking processors like running Photoshop and maya and rendering all at the same time get a 8 core AMD slow and steady will win this race but if your wanting to blast your way out of a bad day in Call of Duty Intel is defiantly the way to go. One last little thing that can make or break a deal .... money . You can save a lot in both the cost of the processor and motherboard by choosing AMD. You can save enough to buy a better video card and more ram. As for my own personal preference I have AMD in my PC and Intel in my Laptop and iMac. I wont say one is better than another as far as I'm concerned there both fine.

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Doug Johns, a lot of this will be personal preference. This question is about as old as Ford vs. Chevy. My rule of thumb is that AMD processors are less expensive and support on-board video perfectly. Intel is more expensive but has the faster processors. Great for dedicated video cards etc. Always consider what the main purpose of your computer is going to be and build it according to that purpose. Build it the way you would like it, not how somebody else thinks you should.

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