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I keep having a lot of questions so I thought I would make just one topic and ask all my questions in it. I am planning on getting an i5 2500k and a new mobo.

Anyway, now I'm thinking about one of these. Which would be the best option?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.660186
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.660241
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.660242

They are SLI capable right? How are MSI mobo's? I've never used one before.
post #2 of 15
P67A-GD65 is the highest-end mobo you pointed. Supports SLI.

The two other don't support SLI but I think it can be enabled with the SLI hack, but I'm not sure...
Edited by adridu59 - 8/11/11 at 5:11am
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How much better is it than the others? Is it worth the extra cash?
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How much better is it than the others? Is it worth the extra cash?
I think yes, this mobo got "HardOCP.com Gold Award Winner"... I think it's not overkill, just fine.
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Alright thanks
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Can I ask you why you want to upgrade ? You're not satisfied with your i5 760 ?
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I mostly want to be able to SLI and since I would have to get a new mobo I thought I'd go ahead and get the 1155 socket since that's what Ivy bridge is going to be.
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P67A-GD65 is the highest-end mobo you pointed. Supports SLI.

The two other don't support SLI but I think it can be enabled with the SLI hack, but I'm not sure...
??

Unless the links were changed, the G43, G45, and GD65 all support SLI.
    
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You can SLI with your actual moherboard using SLI hack...

EDIT : here is the link : SLI hack
Edited by adridu59 - 8/11/11 at 5:24am
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??

Unless the links were changed, the G43, G45, and GD65 all support SLI.
No : http://www.msi.com/product/mb/P67A-G...tml#?div=Basic
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