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I have amd 965 c3 right now and Currently thinking about moving to Sandy bridge. Dropping as little cash as possible for now do you guys think it would be wise to grab a MSI P67A-GD65($174.99 & i5 2500k ($214.99) and then sell my Asus m4a88td-v EVO 3.0usb board and 965 COMbo for like $200 (over time) and make about half what i spent on sandy back. I just want opinions On which way to go they have that board in stock but are out of the good asus ones right now where im at. could order online but thinking of doing this build tomorrow. am i going to see Substantial increase in performance compared to my current build worth that 400 upfront. ? thanks for any replies / Comments not really nervous switching to intel should be quick as those benchmarks are lookin niceeeee.

either this or i just sit on amd build til ivy.
Edited by Chiefpuff420 - 6/19/11 at 10:21pm
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Do it brother night and day difference.
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Do it brother night and day difference.
i like* your out right honesty thanks, lets hear some more.
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additionally would someone tell me if my ram would work fine with a Sandy bridge motherboard (i think it should =/) just some 1333mhz ddr3 works like a dream in my amd system. thanks !

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82
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yea itl work fine.
    
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yea itl work fine.
thanks guys that helps. What about my current single hard drive i got going on with windows 7 and all my apps and games. Just plug into new motherboard like usual and it'll just boot up as normal? Anything different i gotta do?
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You'll want to do a fresh windows install going to a whole new platform.
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You'll want to do a fresh windows install going to a whole new platform.
oh yeah really? =/ oh darn . thanks for the reply forum has been slow lately. So i just backup what i need to my external do a fresh install on my HDD and off as usual i guess then huh.? thanks kriinkle
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oh yeah really? =/ oh darn . thanks for the reply forum has been slow lately. So i just backup what i need to my external do a fresh install on my HDD and off as usual i guess then huh.? thanks kriinkle
Yup that's what i'd do.
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Depending on what you need at the moment, I would suggest waiting for ivy/bd. (Unless you just really have the upgrade itch)
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