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Building new rig soon. And I got a little extra cash so which should I get. Im already gonna buy the msi gtx 580 lightning. Should I use the extra money to get the extreme edition. Getting 2500k should I upgrade it to the 2600k. And the last option is to get an ssd. What do you guys think? Thanks!
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post #2 of 14
What will you be using this for?

If it's largely for games (no heavily threaded applications) then get the 2500k.

Also, get the SSD. People tend to recommend the Crucial M4. I don't have it (I don't have an SSD at all, actually, *sad*) but I'm sure that it's good, given the frequency with which people recommend it.
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Just gaming. And that was the ssd I was looking at.
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post #5 of 14
Consensus here is 2500k for gaming.

That, paired with the GTX580 and an SSD, makes one hell of a machine.
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post #6 of 14
get the Crucial M4 SSD, best SSD out there reliable plus fast. Especially after firmware 009
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post #7 of 14
Yup get the crucial M4, forget the other sandforce rubbish. You want reliability as well as speed. Definately recommend the 2500k, the msi extreme is worth it i guess in the long term as games start eating up more and more Vram.
 
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post #8 of 14
Crucial M4 128GB
Gskill Sniper 1600Mhz 8GB
i5 2500K
Corsair 650D
XSPC RASA750 RX240 cpu cooler or DH14 if you want to go air cooled.
Whatever Videocard you like.
If you plant to SLI 580's then Cordair AX850, if you don't AX650
DVD/RW whatever brand you like, I have an ASUS and it works fine, I hear Liteon are good.


Hope I helped.
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post #9 of 14
I'd say use it on the SSD. A 2500k paired with a gtx 580 is a beastly gaming rig, might as well round it off with a nice SSD.
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post #10 of 14
dont ever get sandforce controlled SSD's they blow. mine died after 2 months.(was up only 3 hours a day). i would suggest a crucial m4 and the 2500k. if you plan in ocing you could get a hyper 212+ heatsing (aircooling CPU) or go straight to the watercooling kits. like a corsair h80 or an awesome xspc kit
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