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I am just glad that I was at least half right ... hehe ... was worried that I was seriously wrong ...
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you wont go wrong by picking SB for your friend's next build. SB is currently the king of the hill when compared price/performance to other cpus. and it'll stay for a while, even when BD comes out *just a hunch though*, until the next gen after ivy comes out..

so go for it.
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What coolers do you guys recommend ... ... I can't seem to find coolers that state socket 1155 ... =( ... that could become a deal breaker
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post #24 of 31
coolers for 1156 are compatible with 1155

if you are on a tight budget, CM hyper 212+ will do just right to cool down your temps with a decent OC (4.4-4.6ghz)
Edited by Indulgence - 6/13/11 at 8:25am
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post #25 of 31
You can't OC the i3s for 1155 much. Also, just wait till Ivy/SB-E
    
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Does anyone have experience with the, Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 ... ... It is sorta cheap coming in at $40 ...
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Does anyone have experience with the, Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 ... ... It is sorta cheap coming in at $40 ...
I used the 25 dollar Xigamtek Gaia cooler, best cooler I ever had.
    
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I cant seem 2 find that cooler offered my side of the world ... =( ... ... I wanted to get a corsair H-50\\60 ... but they so expensive here it's not even worth dreaming about ... lol ...
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Greetings Fellow OC'ers ...


This morning a friend asked me to build him a pc but before I do anything I wanted some advice,


Should I go the tried and tested 1156 i3 (upgrade to) i5 760 then oc the hell out of it

or

Should I try the slightly more hardcore 1155 i3 (upgrade to) i5 2500k


I have a 760 and know it is a monster but resisting the the SB is pretty hard 4 me considering it's not my money I am playing with ... hehe ...


Also, everyone says go with a p67 mobo ... what exactly is wrong with the h67 if we using aftermarket GPU's ?? (sorry if that was a bit noobish, the only dumb question is the 1 not asked)



All opinions and advice would be greatly appreciated,

Kind Regards.
SB and P67! Do it, and don't look back!

BEST decision I've made in the past couple years
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post #30 of 31
nvm.
Edited by Indulgence - 6/13/11 at 9:13am
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