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Making the switch

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Ordered the goodies today. After having good success on my first attempt at OCing, getting my sig rig to 4ghz with an old tech mb, I've decided to make the move to intel. I got an AZZAtech Hurrican case, Gig Z68 UD5 board, 2500K processor, Kingwin 850 PS, Mushkin Redline ram (2133@9-11-10-28-1t), Silver Arrow cooler, 2 500gb WD Momentus hybrid drives (raid 0), my same gpu and high expectations. Looking forward to the build!
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2500K @5.007 GIGABYTE Z68X-UD5 XFX ATI Radeon 5670 MUSHKIN REDLINE 996997@2226Mhz 9-11-10 
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SEAGATE ST95005620 THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW Win 8 64 Pro LG 50" Plasma 
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Kingwin Laser 850 Azza HURRICAN MS Trackball 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
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sounds good m8 cant wait to see it
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Thanks. I'm looking forward to it. I haven't done it, so I can't say so. But it certainly appears to be easier than what I went through getting this rig to run.
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2500K @5.007 GIGABYTE Z68X-UD5 XFX ATI Radeon 5670 MUSHKIN REDLINE 996997@2226Mhz 9-11-10 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SEAGATE ST95005620 THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW Win 8 64 Pro LG 50" Plasma 
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Kingwin Laser 850 Azza HURRICAN MS Trackball 
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2500K @5.007 GIGABYTE Z68X-UD5 XFX ATI Radeon 5670 MUSHKIN REDLINE 996997@2226Mhz 9-11-10 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SEAGATE ST95005620 THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW Win 8 64 Pro LG 50" Plasma 
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Kingwin Laser 850 Azza HURRICAN MS Trackball 
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Got it lit up & running. Not to beat on AMD, but to compare the 2 is like comparing a NASCAR rig to an F1 car. OC was 2 settings. Profile the ram & turn up the CPU multi. Went to 4.7 with about 2 min. work. Noticeably faster at everything. Case & cooler are utterly silent. Initial impression is fantastic.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K @5.007 GIGABYTE Z68X-UD5 XFX ATI Radeon 5670 MUSHKIN REDLINE 996997@2226Mhz 9-11-10 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SEAGATE ST95005620 THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW Win 8 64 Pro LG 50" Plasma 
PowerCaseMouse
Kingwin Laser 850 Azza HURRICAN MS Trackball 
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2500K @5.007 GIGABYTE Z68X-UD5 XFX ATI Radeon 5670 MUSHKIN REDLINE 996997@2226Mhz 9-11-10 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SEAGATE ST95005620 THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW Win 8 64 Pro LG 50" Plasma 
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Kingwin Laser 850 Azza HURRICAN MS Trackball 
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