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Should i buy 2500K now or when SB-E come so price would drop for cpu and mobo any idea how much will price drop ? and if there will be any new mobo 1155 (will go on ivy later) this year except this with gen3 pci-e 3 support
All SB-E will be 500$+ ?
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get the 2500k and a Z68 board such as a msi Z68A-GD80 (G3) and u will be ready for ivy bridge when it comes out
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Agreed.

I think sb-e will be to cost heavy. And I'm 90% sure that even a newer, pci-express 3.0 p67 board will support ivy bridge as well.

Go for the 2500k with a good board to up for ivy next year.
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Yep 2600 or 2500 now. The SB-Es are going to be really high priced on release and not even more performance per core. They will just have more cores. Then hang out until Ivy comes out.
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Originally Posted by 43jade1 View Post
get the 2500k and a Z68 board such as a msi Z68A-GD80 (G3) and u will be ready for ivy bridge when it comes out
This.
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post #7 of 9
What are you building this system for?

If you were considering a 2500k over a 2600k you are probably gaming or otherwise not going to be doing extremely heavy multitasking or using very heavily threaded programs?

SB-E is not going to game better than a 2500k except in a small handful of cases.
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I do not believe existing SB will fall in price on the release of SB-E as it's aimed at the enthusiast market, they may when the i7-2700k comes out though.
 
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2700K come on end of this month right ?
So best mobo for price which support pci-e 3 (gen3) is MSI Z68A-GD55 G3 and Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3 ?
I read on this forum msi fail at vrm is that true and how much phases Z68A-GD55 have ?
Also why asus listed so many mobos and http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/PCIe3_Ready/ then in specifications don't write it support pci-e 3
Edited by LukaTCE - 10/15/11 at 6:08am
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