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so if im not going to video encode, i should just get the 2500k? im going to get the processor from Microcenter so it will be cheaper
    
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yes, get the 2500k, you won't notice a difference and will save money.
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Oh, and make sure the ram you pick will clear the Noctua. The heatsinks on some sets are too tall
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post #14 of 30
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ive been looking into getting the new Nexus SM 9000B silent mouse too, it just came out. also what should i look at for keyboard i hate the annoying noise they make

the g.skill ripjaw x's clear according to noctua's ram compatibility list.

also, is it better to have a network card or a usb plugin for internet? does either one make it faster or no
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Originally Posted by jabroni View Post
ive been looking into getting the new Nexus SM 9000B silent mouse too, it just came out. also what should i look at for keyboard i hate the annoying noise they make

the g.skill ripjaw x's clear according to noctua's ram compatibility list.

also, is it better to have a network card or a usb plugin for internet? does either one make it faster or no
well depends on wireless or wired.
with wireless either is fine but pci cards are slightly better. USB ones are fine as they have improved a lot.
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post #17 of 30
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also on the motherboard. I have seen so many people recommend the Asus P8Z68-V Pro over the Asus P8Z68 Deluxe. I chose the Deluxe but which one is better.
    
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post #18 of 30
are you looking for best bang for buck? If so, you'd better stick with 2500k build, get a less expensive board and put that saving into a better graphics card. D14 is not worth it for just 100-200mhz overclock over Hyper 212+ cooler. The rest looks good!

My suggestion on the graphics card is try to save somewhere (on the mobo, mouse, cooler, maybe psu) and get another 560 ti to SLI and you'd be able to max out everything

btw that mouse isn't very ergonomic/comfy
    
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also on the motherboard. I have seen so many people recommend the Asus P8Z68-V Pro over the Asus P8Z68 Deluxe. I chose the Deluxe but which one is better.
vpro is based on the z68 chipset which has more features and some people say it has less problems.
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post #20 of 30
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do i need to upgrade my power supply to a higher W?

@nekro, the deluxe i chose is also based on the z68 chipset just a little different than the v pro
    
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