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M5A99X EVO mobo will be good ? or do you suggest any other?
and which cooling ? on hardware-canucks i saw cool master V6 GT(54€) is good http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...review-12.html
And which ram OC well ? hyperX blue 8GB ? (88€) patriot g2 8GB(75€) both 1600 (2133 are too expensive in my country) (g.skil don't oc so well right)
Hyperx fan (ram fan 8€) how much it cool ram ? and if is needed ?
amd 955 (110€) 2500K (197) 560 SOC (240€) 560 (180€)
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Or is better i take Phenom x2 555 (is 30€ cheaper then 955) and unlock 4 core (if it can) and OC it ?
What is difference betwen VRM 6+2 or 8+2 (CPU get more power?) i am planing to get one of 8 core bulldozer when it come
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The M5A99X mobo is a graet choice.
You can take a 555, unlocking & OC-ing in the meantime, I guess it's a great way to save money. However, remember, there is nothing guaranteed about core unlocking. The 6+2 VRM should be fine for pretty much all, though the 8+2 may provide cleaner power for somewhat more stable overclocking.

If you can find a GA-990XA-UD3 in your area if at a better price, I would recommend it over an M5A99X EVO. It slightly pertains to my personal preference to Gigabyte, however I recommend it also as it is a direct descendant of my 790XT; it has similar features, and a great price. It also has a bigger 8+2 VRM if that interests you.
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phenom x4 clocked to 3.8ghz to 4.0ghz with the dual gtx 560 will probably be better for gaming then a sandy bridge with a single gtx 560. try to get a am3+ board like what xd 1771 mention. but if i were you... wait for the bulldozer if you can or just get the sandy bridge and then get another gtx 560 later. i rather sport the new then the old. =) sandy bridge would be my build if i were to start from scratch.
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If you are going to be getting the x8 bulldozer then just wait for them to come out and buy it then. Its pretty stupid to waste money on a phenom II CPU this close to the bulldozer release.
If you absolutely need to have the computer now then go the i5 its miles faster than anything AMD has on the market right now.

Personally I would go with the i5 and the single GPU and just add a second GPU when you get some more money.
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Get the Phenom II 955 (or 965BE), Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3, 2x GTX 560, HyperX Blu and you'd be good to go. Sell the 955 when BD arrives. I am sure you can find buyers.

Just my 2 cents..
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I need to buy PC now becouse i am on 8 years old PC. My Q9450 P5KC and 5850 is allready 6 weeks at service mobo and gfx broke and they refound money only for gfx and ram for mobo they said is pci-e x16 slot and they didn't admited (pin damaged inside pci-e slot (probably service broke it)and they broke it outside) http://imageshack.us/g/38/dsc00150xa.jpg/
How to test if CPU PSU and HDD are ok ?

And for 2500K i mean gigabyte 560 SOC (which is same as 570 stock)

for GA-990XA-UD3 it can't OC to 2113 but probably isn't big difference betwen 2133 and 2000 right ?

And which ram do you recommend ? g.skill is expensive compared to other brands (+20€)
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Those two 560's will be bottlenecked by that phenom II, but you will likely get higher performance at HD resolutions than with the 2500k. However, I would still advise to get the 2500k, much better performer overall, clocks much better, and it will actually perform much better in cpu intensive games.

It's really up to you, but I would strongly advise getting the 2500k setup. Good luck
Not accurate. Street Fighter is pretty much a CPU intensive game, and the quad core Phenom II will outperform it.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=9

IF, and only IF you plan on playing on extremely low resolutions e.g 1024X768, get the Sandy Bridge, it will be better.

But, since most people play on high resolution, e.g 1920x1200, get the AMD and 2 560s, you will get much better performance, especially since AMD quad core can be clocked to 4GHz easily in average.
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Not accurate. Street Fighter is pretty much a CPU intensive game, and the quad core Phenom II will outperform it.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=9

IF, and only IF you plan on playing on extremely low resolutions e.g 1024X768, get the Sandy Bridge, it will be better.

But, since most people play on high resolution, e.g 1920x1200, get the AMD and 2 560s, you will get much better performance, especially since AMD quad core can be clocked to 4GHz easily in average.
Please do some research before you start recommending one product over another it will be better for the OP and everyone else who is wondering the samething he is.
You must not know how much an i5 2500k can be overclocked lolz.
A single SOC 560 Can easily run any game at 1920x1200 maybe not maxed but it can do it fine.
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i would say it depends on your budget. if you want to go a little cheaper go with amd. intel wil cost you more normally. i have a 940be quad core and a 9800 gt sli setup and i play all my fps games at med-high setting with 60+ fps. but when i decode movies an intel would beat the tar out of me. i would look at what all your planning on doing with the pc. then go from there.
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