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Raffle at the intel infernalan. Now the question is, should I

A) sell the 2500k and upgrade my sig rig?

B) sell my AM3 board and CPU and buy an 1155 board for the 2500K?

C) Bide my time.

Needless to say I'm a little psyched about this.
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post #2 of 30
D) Freebie it to me!
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Sell your board and chip, get SB board.
    
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post #4 of 30
yes, sell board + cpu, buy p67a-ud5/ud7
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post #5 of 30
I'd say upgrade to an 1155 board.
    
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post #6 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
Raffle at the intel infernalan. Now the question is, should I

A) sell the 2500k and upgrade my sig rig?

B) sell my AM3 board and CPU and buy an 1155 board for the 2500K?

C) Bide my time.

Needless to say I'm a little psyched about this.
What would you upgrade to if you sold the 2500k?
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post #7 of 30
B. It will be essentially a free upgrade assuming your buying and selling evens out.
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post #8 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
What would you upgrade to if you sold the 2500k?
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post #9 of 30
Thread Starter 
Thanks guys, gonna get an appraisal for my am3 combo now
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post #10 of 30
Use it

Where did you win it?
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