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All I need is a 2500k build with mobo, and ram only. I got the rest covered.

Needs to support SLI, and have an extra slot for PCI-E soundcard. And be PCI-E 3.0 ready.(so ASRock I guess)
post #2 of 8
I think you can get an i5 2500k for $180 if you go to NCIX.com and do a price match with Microcenters price of $180. That way you get free shipping and no tax... NCIX also has some good prices on mobos, as well having all of the new revisions of the MSI and Asus PCI 3 boards. Depending on your price range I would just pick what brand you're a fan of the most. For ram there is a shell shocker for the 8 GB G.Skill Ripjaws which I would pick up right away if I was you. Sorry I couldn't link you to anything I'm on a mobile device ^^.
    
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ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
Core i5 2500K
And any DDR3 dual channel kit.
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Originally Posted by Vrait View Post
All I need is a 2500k build with mobo, and ram only. I got the rest covered.

Needs to support SLI, and have an extra slot for PCI-E soundcard. And be PCI-E 3.0 ready.(so ASRock I guess)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157271
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231468
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072
post #5 of 8
what he said ^^
good choices

try and get a cooler like CM Hyper 212 Plus if overclocking.
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Yup, asrock gen3 extreme 3 is the only "budget" pci 3.0 board..that's pretty much your only option at this point, its a good board, alot of people are happy with it and have good things to say
    
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what he said ^^
good choices

try and get a cooler like CM Hyper 212 Plus if overclocking.

I already have a H50. Just a simple rebuild. But I need it as cheap as possible, with the possibility of Ivy bridge down the line.
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I already have a H50. Just a simple rebuild. But I need it as cheap as possible, with the possibility of Ivy bridge down the line.
Just go with ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3. It fits your bill.
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