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I mainly use my rig for gaming and a big fan of overclocking.
Best thing I can tell you is to not get an i7-2600k .. ~snip!~

EDIT: crap I didn't realize you already decided on the 2500k, anyway good choice, enjoy it, its fun overclocking this beast.
    
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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Corsair+...&skuId=2994066

This one is a bit cheaper and seems pretty good. Has pretty favorable reviews.
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it says for laptops. does that matter? (is that because it's a 2.5?)
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post #34 of 66
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it says for laptops. does that matter? (is that because it's a 2.5?)
It will work fine in your system. If you're feeling daring then you could try the OCZ Vertex 2. It performs better but is currently getting hammered on Newegg by a lot of people. Seems to be dying after 5-6 months.
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Remember, Best Buy only sells DDR3 RAM online, they don't have any in-store.
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Remember, Best Buy only sells DDR3 RAM online, they don't have any in-store.
He can always do a store pickup and save money on shipping.
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Remember, Best Buy only sells DDR3 RAM online, they don't have any in-store.
I'm going to pickup the ram from newegg or compusa.

just grab 2x4gb sticks
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post #38 of 66
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I'm going to pickup the ram from newegg or compusa.

just grab 2x4gb sticks
Make sure you get a pair of OC friendly sticks. Mine are a bit average and I'm paying for it Overclocks well but not as well as it could.
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Make sure you get a pair of OC friendly sticks. Mine are a bit average and I'm paying for it Overclocks well but not as well as it could.
probably just get the Corsair Vengeance.
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G.Skill Sniper DDR3 1600 2x4gb 1.25v or Mushkin Enhanced Blackline DDR3 1600 1.35v. Low volt memory makes SB a happy girl.
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