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post #11 of 13
Honestly how long do you have the rig? Sometimes it is the right moment to buy himself something nice. (Like an early birthday present)
If you got some money and can afford it (plus the money from the parts you sell)
go for a new build.
Some i5 2500k and a p67 mobo (GIGABYTE GA-P67A ud3 or ASUS P8P67 PRO)
aren`t that expensive!
There is even the GIGABYTE GA-Z68X for 220$ (converted from €).
Both the CPU and mobo will give you a huge leap of an upgrade.
While you are at it some nice RAM is inexpensive, too.
This would be your birthday and xmas present - but now!
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post #12 of 13
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So with a new mobo at $90.... vs a rough estimate of $150 (is that right) for the Q6600, (plus about $2 from salvaged copper on the ip35 pro) what am I looking to spend on these... and what cpu/motherboard combos do you guys recommend? I probably will not OC very hard... (I had my q6600 at 3.0 and it did just fine) so I don't need a crazy/expensive/crazy expensive mobo..

Thoughts?
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post #13 of 13
GIGABYTE GA-P67A should be around $130 and will do the job of an small overclock for shure! And i don`t think you need crazy a crossfire/sli mobo
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-476-_-Product
The Asus i recomended earlier is at ~$145.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-706-_-Product
Edited by Mr.Eiht - 5/23/11 at 4:03pm
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