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post #11 of 30
Get the board, use the chip.
post #12 of 30
send it to me!
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post #13 of 30
Keep it and sell the other board and chip. Go 1155 and get a Z68 board
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post #14 of 30
B! And congratulations!
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post #15 of 30
Am i the only one who read the title as "i just won 2500k"

I was going to reply "Can i have some?"
post #16 of 30
Option B by a long shot. 2500k is probably the most recommended product on this entire site at the moment; I think upgrading the board to use it would be your best bet!

And congratulations!
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post #17 of 30
B without a doubt
post #18 of 30
Go SB while you have half the upgrade in your hands, it'll kick your (or my) PhenomII into the dust.
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post #19 of 30
Z. Sell it and invest!
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post #20 of 30
Be smart, sell it. SB's are still holding their prices, but when BD launches Intel will drop prices (most likely) and SB-E is coming but Ivy is a little ways off. SB is still very new. Sell the chip for top dollar, your current rig looks great. Are you having issues with it? Is it underpowered for your needs? If no, you don't need to upgrade.

Lets say you can sell it locally or something, for more than online, or ~full. When SB drops in price and you need/want to upgrade, you can buy the same chip, for less.

I'm the type of person who thinks "If it ain't broken, don't fix it." So if your computer isn't holding you back, why upgrade? Get some $$ and keep it toward a scheduled/needed upgrade, you'll be much happier in the long run.

Unless of coarse, the current rig IS becoming an issue, in which case, you just won a 2500K $$
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