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Have a look at the following build I just made for you;

http://www.pccomponentes.com/presupu...daptador_red=0

It's a well balanced build with high-end stuff.

I know you don't need a 750W Power Supply, but it's better to be future-proof than sorry in a future, in case you ever have the idea of adding a 2nd Graphic card.
It's a good build. Once again, I'm highlighting the Alienware look:
http://www.pccomponentes.com/nzxt_lexa_s.html

Although I'm not sure about the base width.

With or without that, it's all very good. I'd probably go for the 2500k if I were you, just to save money. I outlined why in another thread recently.

It really is a matter of choice, though.
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Hehe, yes soon
One more thing.. I need new AM2 Mobo for my current rig, but seems PcComponentes.com dont have any, so do you have any tip where to buy it elsewhere?
Have you tried Coolmod; 4Frags, or Izarmicro?

Although I think finding an AM2 board in 2011 will be hard.

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It's a good build. Once again, I'm highlighting the Alienware look:
http://www.pccomponentes.com/nzxt_lexa_s.html

Although I'm not sure about the base width.

With or without that, it's all very good. I'd probably go for the 2500k if I were you, just to save money. I outlined why in another thread recently.

It really is a matter of choice, though.
I chose an i7 2600k because the OP has a very nice budget, with that money he can go for the top of the line on everything.
    
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Coolmod have these: http://www.coolmod.com/list/1788/4/2...SOCKET-AM2.htm
4Frags and Izarmicro nothing.
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Buy it from Coolmod then, they're in the TOP 3 hardware stores of Spain.

Here's my preference;

Pccomponentes > Izarmicro > Coolmod

I know Izarmico has a bit more expensive prices but they have the best customer support imo.

Coolmod is great, buy it from them.
    
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Any suggestion which one of them? ASRock, Asus or Sapphire?
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ASUS has proved to be the most reliable Motherboard brand for the Sandy Bridge processors, they have the best price/performance motherboard in my opinion and most people choose them over other brands are they're proved to Overclock with a bit less voltage than other motherboards.

Sapphire is a graphic card brand, such as the Sapphire HD6970 2GB.
    
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I see, well it will be for the AMD CPU in my sig rig, so...??
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I'd take the cheapest one, the Asrock, which also has DDR3 RAM compatibility.

Not like you need the best one for an old PC.
    
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I'd take the cheapest one, the Asrock, which also has DDR3 RAM compatibility.

Not like you need the best one for an old PC.
I believe Asrock is owned by ASUS.

MSI is also a good mobo brand.
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Hmm yes, I think they own it. I had MSI before, seems it can't survive for 4 years, so I will try different brand. AsRock ordered, so now just waiting for arrival and then I will replace it.
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