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Like other posters said, the i5 2500k + a P67 board is a nice combo.

HOWEVER, I would advise you to wait until the beginning of June, that's when AMD will be presenting Bulldozer. AND, along with presumable performance figures and prices, they will also say when it will be available at retail. Some rumours are saying the retail availability is delayed until September, but since the presentation is only a few days away, and if you're not in a hurry, I advise you to wait and see what happens. Maybe the availability is not delayed at all, and, depending on the performance numbers from AMD, Intel may even lower their prices and / or release the Core i7 2700k and 2800k, and reducing the prices of the current lineup.

So, if you can wait a few more days to make a more informed decision and potentially a better deal, that is my advice.
 
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damn i wish i wouldve seen this post before i bought my i7 950 w/ x58 sabertooth. lol
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