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My motherboard died out on me yesterday. Time for an upgrade. I will be replacing my CPU, CPU cooler, motherboard, and RAM. I will provide a list of what I may buy but please recommend things of better value/performance etc.

My list:

I7 960
Mushkin 4GB (2x2) DDr3 1066MHz
Asus Rampage 3 Formula
Xigmatek Dark Knight

Thank you.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
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I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570k GA-Z77MX-D3H Palit Jetstream 680 4GB 4 X 2GB G.Skill Ripjaws X (1600MHz/CAS8 @ 1.5v) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
60GB Corsair Force + 2TB RAID0 + 500GB Antec Kühler 620 w/AP-14 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U2711 (2560 x 1440) 
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Filco Majestouch (MX Blues) Corsair HX650 Lian Li PC-U6B Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
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3570k GA-Z77MX-D3H Palit Jetstream 680 4GB 4 X 2GB G.Skill Ripjaws X (1600MHz/CAS8 @ 1.5v) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
60GB Corsair Force + 2TB RAID0 + 500GB Antec Kühler 620 w/AP-14 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U2711 (2560 x 1440) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch (MX Blues) Corsair HX650 Lian Li PC-U6B Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec 900 Logitech G5 BLUE VERSION Table Surface 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec 900 Logitech G5 BLUE VERSION Table Surface 
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post #4 of 6
I think most will currently point you in the direction of Sandy Bridge for now or Sandy Bridge - Extreme in a couple of months.
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 3770k Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Kfa2 gtx670 EVGA GTX670 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 16gb low voltage ram Samsung 830 64gb ssd x2 Custom XSPC water loop Windows 7 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech g19 Cooler master silent pro hybrid 1050 Silverstone TJ07 Logitech X9 
AudioOther
Logitech G35 Full Coldzero plexi panels 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770k Intel DZ87KLT75K Integrated Cosair Vengeance 2*4 1.5v CL8 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Plextor 256GB SSD WD Caviar black 1TB Samsung Spinpoint 1TB LG bluray rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel AIO 120mm watercooler Windows 7 64bit LG 2360V Thermaltake Forged Blue TT switch 
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Cooler Master Silent Pro M600 Thermaltake Chaser MK I Roccat Kova+ Roccat Taito 
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Astrogaming A40 wireless Logitech Z-2300 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 3770k Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Kfa2 gtx670 EVGA GTX670 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 16gb low voltage ram Samsung 830 64gb ssd x2 Custom XSPC water loop Windows 7 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech g19 Cooler master silent pro hybrid 1050 Silverstone TJ07 Logitech X9 
AudioOther
Logitech G35 Full Coldzero plexi panels 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770k Intel DZ87KLT75K Integrated Cosair Vengeance 2*4 1.5v CL8 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Plextor 256GB SSD WD Caviar black 1TB Samsung Spinpoint 1TB LG bluray rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel AIO 120mm watercooler Windows 7 64bit LG 2360V Thermaltake Forged Blue TT switch 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Cooler Master Silent Pro M600 Thermaltake Chaser MK I Roccat Kova+ Roccat Taito 
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Astrogaming A40 wireless Logitech Z-2300 
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post #5 of 6
You have picked low freq dual channel ram on a triple channel board that normal uses 1600-2000 MHz frequency.

As above poster says you should be looking at sandy 1366 is dieing out now.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5930K  EVGA x99 Micro EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 16GB Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC4-21300 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500GB Samsung 840 EVO H105 Win 10 ASUS ROG PG279 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine 1 MX-Red Corsair AX 860i  Fractal Design Node 804 Black 
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Core i7 @ 2.6  GT650 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB SSD 
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Intel Core i7 5930K  EVGA x99 Micro EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 16GB Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC4-21300 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500GB Samsung 840 EVO H105 Win 10 ASUS ROG PG279 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine 1 MX-Red Corsair AX 860i  Fractal Design Node 804 Black 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core i7 @ 2.6  GT650 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB SSD 
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Mac OSX Lion Retina Display US layout 
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post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
recommend a new list??

Thanks.

Here is my updated list which turns out to be cheaper:

ASrock p67 extreme 4
Xigmatek Dark knight
Teem Xtreem 4GB 1600 DDR3 (great reviews)
Arctic Silver 5
i7 2600k
Edited by Rab1t_K1ll3r^ - 8/4/11 at 8:36am
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec 900 Logitech G5 BLUE VERSION Table Surface 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 2600k @ 4.2 ASRock P67 Extreme4 BFG GTX 285 OC 4GB Teem Xtreem 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SeaGate Barricuda 250GB 7200.12 Dell Xigmatex Dark Knight Vista 32bit Home Premium 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
22" Dell 1680x1050 Samsung 1680X1050 Dell 850w Lian Li 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec 900 Logitech G5 BLUE VERSION Table Surface 
  hide details  
Reply
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