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You will notice the boot time more from upgrading to a newer UEFI bios motherboard and i5 2500k than you will going from a 7200RPM HDD to an SSD.
Wait, the "UEFI bios motherboard" has a role in bootup time too? How much faster then my sig rig motherboard are we talking about? And does my sig rig motherbaord support this UEFI you speak of?
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I was told 5GHz is do-able on the 2500K? Probably not with my heatsink though
Perfectly do-able with something as effective and cheap as a corsair h70
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Perfectly do-able with something as effective and cheap as a corsair h70
Yeah ive seen the newegg videos with the cooler and they get 4.8 with ease.
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Wait, the "UEFI bios motherboard" has a role in bootup time too? How much faster then my sig rig motherboard are we talking about? And does my sig rig motherbaord support this UEFI you speak of?
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Your sig mobo does not have UEFI. I have only seen new 1155 motherboards with it as it came out this year. It is suppose to drastically reduce the time bios takes to load its data by 50-75%. Let me find the info page for you, edit in a sec.

Easiest to understand, can't find the chart I was looking for though
Edited by Chunkylad - 7/28/11 at 1:19pm
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Interesting...
The ASUS P8P67 Pro does not say whether it has UEFI or not..
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...7&promoid=1304

Any ideas if it does?
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I love how people that DON'T HAVE SSD talk like it doesn't make much of a difference in system performance! LMAO!!!

A super fast CPU and GPU aren't going to make your regular everyday tasks faster guys.


OP, pony up as much cash as you can for the biggest SSD you can afford along with a decent CPU/GPU and you will wish you'd have gone SSD a LOOOOONG time ago!
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I love how people that DON'T HAVE SSD talk like it doesn't make much of a difference in system performance! LMAO!!!

A super fast CPU and GPU aren't going to make your regular everyday tasks faster guys.


OP, pony up as much cash as you can for the biggest SSD you can afford along with a decent CPU/GPU and you will wish you'd have gone SSD a LOOOOONG time ago!
Thought this day in age people would atleast get a cheap SSD I'm on my 2nd one so far I just got a vertex 3 max iops 120gb from my c300 128gb omg it's almost double the speed of awesome!
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2500k is $150 at frys electronics for today only. I would also suggest getting an open box mobo off newegg, I bought an asrock p67 extreme6 for $124.

http://images.frys.com/art/facebook/...SAT_073011.jpg
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