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The Delux is nearly $500NZD, far to expensive.

V Pro is still a little expensive...

EDIT: Living in NZ means I pay practically 2x the price on anything

EDIT EDIT: I pretty much only have Gigabyte or Asus to go with - As they are the only brands stocked by one of the few suppliers...
If your looking for a board with great features for the price, don't look at asus, they charge a premium for their products. Take a look at gigabyte instead.
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Much better! Thanks dude

Will go with that, but I hate the color scheme...

Beggar's can't be choosers though right?

I've been with AMD for some time, just making switch now, but, will the i5 2500k fit the new X79 motherboards/platform?

Or does going to X79 mean new 22nm CPU also?

Sorry for the nubness here
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Much better! Thanks dude

Will go with that, but I hate the color scheme...

Beggar's can't be choosers though right?

I've been with AMD for some time, just making switch now, but, will the i5 2500k fit the new X79 motherboards/platform?

Or does going to X79 mean new 22nm CPU also?

Sorry for the nubness here
No, x79 is a whole different platform. X79 will use the lga 2011 socket, the 2500k uses lga 1155. Don't worry about x79 though, it will likely be too expensive for you anyways, based on your budget conscious motive. And x79 will use 32nm cpu's.
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Behemoth is right on about x79, it's supposed to be an enthusiast platform to SB's more consumer level platform so expect it to be priced accoringly. I think the gigabyte blue looks okay in a nice black case like yours. Against the white it's a little obnoxious.
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http://pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=...-Z68--DDR3-213

Personally I would go with that board or any other gigabyte. They seem to have great price/performance.
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Thanks heaps guys.

Went with GA-Z68XP-UD3.

Started saving fund for X79.

When are those boards, or perhaps more so the processors, due out anyway?
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