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post #11 of 18
I oced my i5-2500k to 4.3ghz on my board's stock cpu voltage and I'm sure I could easily go at least 4.6-4.7 if I was willing to up the voltage so you should be able to hit something similar with your upcoming 2600k if you just want an easy and low maintenance set and forget OC.
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Just get an Asus P8Z68V Pro. You'll have All the features you need and some you might want in the future like SLI and Crossfire. Also Asus has the best EFI IMO.
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Dont jump the gun yet, there might be some hope for bulldozer yet.
www.overclock.net/15288816-post1604.html
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Originally Posted by toddville393 View Post
Ok I guess I'm gonna make the switch. I'm going to get a 2600K thought instead of a 2500K, it's an ego this for me lol, but idk a whole lot about Intel, last one I had was a 3.0 P4, so which chipset do I go with on a 1155? I'm on air so I won't be overclocking to aggressively and I prefer single card vs multi gpu if that makes any difference, I know it does with the AMD 900 series so.
Well ASUS has been making some really nice Mobos for the price

I've been looking and this seems best price/performance ratio

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131781
     
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Dont jump the gun yet, there might be some hope for bulldozer yet.
www.overclock.net/15288816-post1604.html
Sorry for second post but

This means, for people willing to turn off 4 of their threads, that bulldozer will NOT SUCK AS HARD as originally intended in gaming and lightly threaded apps
     
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My rig is red an black themed. What about a ASUS Gene-Z or AsRock P97 Fatal1ty?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigkahuna360 View Post
Sorry for second post but

This means, for people willing to turn off 4 of their threads, that bulldozer will NOT SUCK AS HARD as originally intended in gaming and lightly threaded apps
My issue is that essentially your buying something that doesn't do what it's supposed to, you know what I mean. A 2600K will do exactly what Intel says it'll do.
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Since i am anti intel i am not allowed to answer this.............but if i were to answer this question i MIGHT be using three letter words instead of two
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