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Where are you finding an i5 for 180?
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the corsari hydro series are more of entry level water coolers.

So given your $500 ish budget,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.661407
$490

5770: http://www.overclock.net/video/10833...50-5770x3.html
$80

then later one one day you can decide to upgrade the cooler to something good and start overclocking.
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post #33 of 43
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the previous post said "i5 2500k rig" not "i5 2500k rig with gpu"
Right, but you're still not accounting for a case, optical drive etc. And that's under the assumption he'll buy a Z68 board because a 2500k P67 rig won't work without a GPU. I guess my point is that in the context of this thread, building something for $500 is unrealistic.
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post #34 of 43
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Originally Posted by drnilly007 View Post
I think most people would disagree on the asrock board though
Whats wrong with it. its a full 8+2 phase, with enough sata ports. I dont think the op is going to go dual card

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the corsari hydro series are more of entry level water coolers.

So given your $500 ish budget,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.661407
$490

5770: http://www.overclock.net/video/10833...50-5770x3.html
$80

then later one one day you can decide to upgrade the cooler to something good and start overclocking.
wouldnt the combo be a no-no since it has a hec psu?
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post #35 of 43
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Thanks, that's what I thought. Wish I lived near one :'(
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post #36 of 43
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I think most people would disagree on the asrock board though
the asrock board is fine.

Not an ELITE overclocker but good for the $$$
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post #37 of 43
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Whats wrong with it. its a full 8+2 phase, with enough sata ports. I dont think the op is going to go dual card
Nothing's *wrong* with it, but 8+2 is a little on the low side for getting a 2500k to 4.5-4.7Ghz.

Also, OP, if you're just looking for that 4.5-4.7Ghz range, the Cooler Master Hyper212+ will work fine for you and is significantly cheaper (it runs about $30 on Newegg) than other coolers being mentioned in this thread.
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post #38 of 43
ASRock makes some great boards. Just because they're inexpensive doesn't mean they're junk. Great value.

8+2 is fine.
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BIOSTAR TP67XE (B3) ??? I've heard good things about this mobo. For $125 it's damn good.


OPEN BOX only $85

Any mid range mobo would do, on that note, SB overclocking is usually based on the CPU's potential.
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post #40 of 43
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Nothing's *wrong* with it, but 8+2 is a little on the low side for getting a 2500k to 4.5-4.7Ghz.

Also, OP, if you're just looking for that 4.5-4.7Ghz range, the Cooler Master Hyper212+ will work fine for you and is significantly cheaper (it runs about $30 on Newegg) than other coolers being mentioned in this thread.
the $14 for the core contact freezer is better than the 212+
    
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