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Dude, no CPU outside of the i5-2500k(along with an appropriate mobo and ram)is a big enough upgrade for you to warrant spending the money. The Thuban and Bulldozer are downgrades for gaming. And the 980 is marginally faster. Just get a SSD. Thank me later.
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the biggest one i have seen is a 240gb one which is £317, i couldn`t fit hardly anything on that and the price lol
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Go with the 955. From all that I have read on this forum, they have the best silicon. 945, 955, 970,980. My 955 easily goes to 3870. I have no doubt that it will go 4GHz+. After reading many many threads on this and other forums, the 955 actually has a better max OC than the others.
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lol. did i read upgrade in the title?

keep your current CPU, Bulldozer offers no improvements for gaming.
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will the i5 2500k work ok with my rig?
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Go with the 955. From all that I have read on this forum, they have the best silicon. 945, 955, 970,980. My 955 easily goes to 3870. I have no doubt that it will go 4GHz+. After reading many many threads on this and other forums, the 955 actually has a better max OC than the others.


He already has the 965. Read op's rig first

markshim: I5-2500k would be good for your rig, but make sure to also get a p67 motherboard and appropriate RAM.
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