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Hi every one,

My Ud7 just died, before a couple of houser. I have the option to retain it with another Ud7 or any thing else. What do you think is the best option for me.

I am mostly gaming and i like to OC my computer, i have now i7 950 i manage to keep it stable at 4.3, with the UD7 MB.

My current died ud7 worth $400 since it an old buy.. should i go with lower M.b and buy something else with the extra cash? should i change the whole thing and go with 2600 CPU and MB.??

Please advice me i am really confused..

What i want in the end, Mb can be excellent in OCing, thats my main target.. in the same time i am ready to pay some extra $$$ if you have any better advice..

Thank you
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The first thing that comes to mind is for 400$ you can get a
1) Lower end P67 motherboard and a 2600K
2) Higher end P67/Z68 motherboard and a 2500K
...bonus: buy a second hand 80-100$ x58 board to have a spare rig using the i7 950

Of course adding 100$ would give you both the 2600K and the higher end board. I guess it all depends on the budget you want to commit, but my favorite solution is the 1) + the bonus.
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Originally Posted by rubema View Post
Hi every one,

My Ud7 just died, before a couple of houser. I have the option to retain it with another Ud7 or any thing else. What do you think is the best option for me.

I am mostly gaming and i like to OC my computer, i have now i7 950 i manage to keep it stable at 4.3, with the UD7 MB.

My current died ud7 worth $400 since it an old buy.. should i go with lower M.b and buy something else with the extra cash? should i change the whole thing and go with 2600 CPU and MB.??

Please advice me i am really confused..

What i want in the end, Mb can be excellent in OCing, thats my main target.. in the same time i am ready to pay some extra $$$ if you have any better advice..

Thank you
OT: Oxygen and sunlight.
On topic: Makes sense to get the 2600 and new board, but if you find yourself stuck with the i7, I'd go P6T6, Rampage III Formula, or the ever lovely EVGA X58, along the 758 - 759 model series. Pretty solid, prices are dropping, and you can do it for far less than new build costs.
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post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
The first thing that comes to mind is for 400$ you can get a
1) Lower end P67 motherboard and a 2600K
2) Higher end P67/Z68 motherboard and a 2500K
...bonus: buy a second hand 80-100$ x58 board to have a spare rig using the i7 950

Of course adding 100$ would give you both the 2600K and the higher end board. I guess it all depends on the budget you want to commit, but my favorite solution is the 1) + the bonus.
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OT: Oxygen and sunlight.
On topic: Makes sense to get the 2600 and new board, but if you find yourself stuck with the i7, I'd go P6T6, Rampage III Formula, or the ever lovely EVGA X58, along the 758 - 759 model series. Pretty solid, prices are dropping, and you can do it for far less than new build costs.

Sound good here, i really want to know if shifting from i7 950 to 2600 will make a big different to overall performance and OCing. And yes i can add $200 more, this is not any issue. But in the end i want the best setup to gaming and 3d movies.

One more thing if i shift to 2600 with high end MB, i can still using my old DDR3 12 GB corsiar ram.. is that right??
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post #5 of 15
Yes a 2600K would be better choice than to stick with your 950 and buy a new X58 mobo..

2600K is faster clock per clock and would hit much higher OC..

As for RAM you can use 8GB (4x2GB) of your current 12GB..

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Yes a 2600K would be better choice than to stick with your 950 and buy a new X58 mobo..

2600K is faster clock per clock and would hit much higher OC..

As for RAM you can use 8GB (4x2GB) of your current 12GB..

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Oky, tell me please, there is no mb support 12 gp for 2600k? And whats your advice of the best 2600k MB for gaming and OCing..?
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Oky, tell me please, there is no mb support 12 gp for 2600k? And whats your advice of the best 2600k MB for gaming and OCing..?
You could use 12GB but you will not get full Dual Channel modus with 3 sticks. You have to use two or four if you want Dual Channel.
    
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post #9 of 15
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You could use 12GB but you will not get full Dual Channel modus with 3 sticks. You have to use two or four if you want Dual Channel.
I got you, but can you please advice which MB should i go with 2600k, my main target is GAMING and OCing.

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Thanks for the link, actually i am thinking to shift from 950 to 2600k and i am looking for the best MB.
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Oky, tell me please, there is no mb support 12 gp for 2600k? And whats your advice of the best 2600k MB for gaming and OCing..?
If you have 6x2GB of RAM then you can't use all of your RAM on Sandy Bridge platform but only 4x2GB..

If you have 3x4GB then yes but not all of your RAM would run at dual channel mode..

For the motherboard choice I would go either for Asus P8P67 Pro (P67 chipset) or Asus P8Z68-V (Z68 chipset) motherboard..

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