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ok once i finish my studies im looking to upgrade from my current i5 650 to a i7 875k what sort of oc potential do these chips have? (only upgrading once i get my next pc and this pc will be a 24/7 folding rig)
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Rather then a 1156 build I would suggest going for a 1155 with either a 2500k/2600k. More performance for the same price pretty much.

most 1156 i7's have decent O.C potential, so your pretty much guaranteed 4 Ghz unless you get a bad chip.
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Rather then a 1156 build I would suggest going for a 1155 with either a 2500k/2600k. More performance for the same price pretty much.

most 1156 i7's have decent O.C potential, so your pretty much guaranteed 4 Ghz unless you get a bad chip.
well im already going to be making a SB/IB build this pc is going to be a 100% folding rig i wont be selling it so i need to put it to good use, thats why i said in bracket once i get my new pc
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silver arrow windows 7 ultimate 64bit samsung s23a950D Ducky shine 3 year of the snake 
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silver arrow windows 7 ultimate 64bit samsung s23a950D Ducky shine 3 year of the snake 
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