Originally Posted by Maverick123w
I don't see what's hard about this. Sandy Bridge will be quite a bit faster than either platform and will have a longer life. Both AM3 and 1156 are EOL right now. Not too mention it won't be significantly more expensive either.
If Sandy Bridge is available where he's at. He lives in South Africa, he may not be able to purchase a Sandy Bridge setup- or it may be rediculously expensive over there.
And AM3 motherboards will support AM3+ processor last I heard.