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Hello all....
I am here to take an advise from you guys. i want to built a workstation/gaming system...
At the begining of this year i was just about to built an LGA 1366 machine (Sabertooth x58 + i7 950) but then Intel Sandy bridge was about to be released in near future i thought i'll wait for it now that it is here i am intrested in putting up any of Asus Z68 with i72600k....

do u suggest that should i go ahead or wait for LGA 2011?
if i go ahead what hardware you'd recommend especially the mobo

I suppose the 1155 i7 2600k is reasonably priced at the moment whereas the 2011 processors + mobos will be quite dear at the start (i assume).... moreover the i7 2600k has settled well in the market we're all familiar with it at this time.. but with respect to 2011 we dont know how x79 chipset will perform.

and i have already waited a lot.

Please help me in this regard, your kindest suggestions will be exceedingly appreciated.

Thank you

Edited by Zee_Meister - 7/29/11 at 5:15pm
post #2 of 22
If you always wait because something new is coming...you will never build anything, lol. I say go i2500k. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
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Whats your budget? Grab Sandy Bridge now because you can always upgrade to Ivy Bridge later when its released. My friend has the Asus P8z68-V motherboard and it works flawlessly for him.
    
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If you always wait because something new is coming...you will never build anything, lol. I say go i2500k. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
to add, IIRC ivy bridge is going to be released on 1155 first, so there is the possibility of upgrading at a later date. Buy your hardware for what you need it for NOW. I say go for the 1155 socket and upgrade to ivy in the near future when and if you require it.
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If you always wait because something new is coming...you will never build anything, lol. I say go i2500k. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
This, the worse advice you could ever get on building a computer is to "wait". Anyone that gives you that advice is probably already set. Every 4 months or so new technology will come out, so waiting is just a never ending game.
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If you always wait because something new is coming...you will never build anything, lol. I say go i2500k. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
^^ This.
 
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If you always wait because something new is coming...you will never build anything, lol. I say go i2500k. You can get Ivy bridge later and you will be good for years to come.
yeah man i actually never thought about Ivy bridge.... whay not i7 2600k?
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Whats your budget? Grab Sandy Bridge now because you can always upgrade to Ivy Bridge later when its released. My friend has the Asus P8z68-V motherboard and it works flawlessly for him.
the budget is around €1000-€1250 euros which is soemthin like $1500-$1800... nonetheless i can inrease it if i want too but i'll try and see how far can i push it!

thats what i m thinkin u know the z68 is well established at the moment and reasonably priced too if i wait for X79 it'll be already top end and i assume no further room for upgrading?
post #9 of 22
Get a Z68 Chipset socket 1155 now. Buy Ivy later if you need it.
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Ivy is going to use 1155 socket? Ohhhhh snap
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