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Intel Or Amd Gaming Computer Setup?


Im building my own gaming computer, and i'm trying to decide between and amd motherboard + processor, and a crossfire ati graphics setup, or an intel motherboard + processor, and an sli nvidia gts 250 setup. I want to decide between the two. The main things i'm looking out for is performance and value for money. Any suggestions and comments would be very much appreciated and welcomed. Also, my budget is 400, which is $632, or 483. My amd setup would be (google them as i'm short on time):

Msi-770 g45 motherboard
Amd athlon ii x2 260 processor
I'm not sure on the graphics card, but maybe a hd 5770 1gb with crossfirex, soon to be crossfire'd
Ram: arianet 2gb (1x2gb) ddr3 pc3-10666c9 1333mhz (two of these. )
Hdd: seagate barracuda st3500418as 500gb 3. 5" sata ii hard drive
Optical drive: samsung sh-d163c 16x dvd rom 48x cd rom sata black
Psu: 1940 / 800 watt black storm power supply sata pci-e (amazon.co.uk)
Case: x-case saturn midi tower case

My intel setup would be:

Gigabyte ep43t-ud3l intel p43 (socket 775) ddr3 pci-express motherboard
Intel pentium e6500 2. 93ghz (socket 775) processor
Arianet 2gb (1x2gb) ddr3 pc3-10666c9 1333mhz (two of these)
Seagate barracuda st3500418as 500gb 3. 5" sata ii hard drive
1940 / 800 watt black storm power supply sata pci-e
Samsung sh-d163c 16x dvd rom 48x cd rom sata black
X-case saturn midi tower case
Geforce gts250 pci-e gddr3 2xdvi 1gb graphics card (single for now, soon to be sli'd)

So thats either side of the setup, now tell me: which one is more worth, performs better and will overall give me a better gaming experience?


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