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I'm going to upgrade my system and sell old parts.
I was thinking to get i5 2500k because you can get it easily to stable 4,5ghz, but also I want to OC it more than that, just for fun.


Mobo: ASUS P8P67 PRO Rev 3.1?

I want there USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s also Coaxial and/or Optical S/PDIF for future.




Ram: 8GB-Kit G.Skill RipJaws-X PC3-12800U CL9?

I dont have idea which would be best.

Better suggestions for those?

And I was going to order all those parts from www.hardwareversand.de/ because that is cheapest for me. So if you recommend something, it would be better that I could order it there.
Edited by MooMoo - 10/6/11 at 3:08am
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post #2 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by MooMoo View Post
I'm going to upgrade my system and sell old parts.
I was thinking to get i5 2500k because you can get it easily to stable 4,5ghz, but also I want to OC it more than that, just for fun.


Mobo: ASUS P8P67 PRO Rev 3.1?

I want there USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s also Coaxial and/or Optical S/PDIF for future.




Ram: 8GB-Kit G.Skill RipJaws-X PC3-12800U CL9?

I dont have idea which would be best.

Better suggestions for those?

And I was going to order all those parts from www.hardwareversand.de/ because that is cheapest for me. So if you recommend something, it would be better that I could order it there.
For your needs those parts are perfect i personally use the same ram and motherboard and they fly!. G-skill is the most recommended ram on this forum and the asus board is also very highly recommended and its a great overclocker. I cant recommend anything better tbh
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post #3 of 14
You're good to go. Nothing wrong with those parts.
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post #4 of 14
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Yay, thx for replies! I gotta order them now
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post #5 of 14
You are good to go.

You already picked some of the best parts, what'd you need us for? lol
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post #6 of 14
Extreme4! But I am biased.

EDIT Ah nvm, it's much more expensive than the one you picked.
 
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post #7 of 14
Good choices, I'd recommend this RAM instead though for 2 reasons.

1) It'll match better color wise than red does (pet peeve of mine).
2) It's 1866 CAS9 instead of 1600. 1866 tends to be the sweet spot for RAM with Sandy Bridge. 2133 is sometimes hard to hit, 1600 can sometimes be a performance hit (sometimes), and 1866 just seems to be just right.

But honestly, RAM is RAM. If you don't think 1600 would bother you, and the red color wouldn't bother you....then its not a big deal.
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post #8 of 14
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I just find out that, buying there I get extra payments and will be more expensive. So I have to order the parts in my homeland.

But I can only get ASUS P8P67 PRO Rev 3.0 here and the question is that, is there any important difference with Rev 3.0 and Rev 3.1? (I just saw different USB 3.0 manufacturer)
Edited by MooMoo - 10/7/11 at 4:20am
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by MooMoo View Post
But I can only get ASUS P8P67 PRO Rev 3.0 here and the question is that, is there any important difference with Rev 3.0 and Rev 3.1? (I just saw different USB 3.0 manufacturer)
Rev 3.1 has PCIe 3.0 support (you need Ivy Bridge to enable PCIe 3.0).
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by trumpet-205 View Post
Rev 3.1 has PCIe 3.0 support (you need Ivy Bridge to enable PCIe 3.0).
thats incorrect its just a different sata 3 controller.
only asus boards with PCIe 3 are the coming soon Z68 Gen 3 range.
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