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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by Frank33 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188070

with 2X
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117260

you will be a little over your budget but who knows...

Just downgrade the CPU's to fit the price if needed and be ready to multi task like a nuts
Don't listen to him, this is total waste of money..
you will see no differents by going to i5 2500k or i7 2600k
only in benchmarks but whatever..

i suggest you to upgrade GPU only :]
Edited by insyxion - 11/4/11 at 6:05pm
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post #12 of 24
xeon nehalem X2 with er..overclocking mobo..+ gpus + watercooling + 3 disk ssd(RAID 0) + 2 hdd RAID(solid backup) ..bad times to be buying hdds though....i think evga makes the board..
 
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post #13 of 24
Hey! don't pick on me... he asked for a $2k set up! =) wich can't be acheive in the 1155 socket, it's a 1366 socket thing, (MB/CPU only). I just gave him what he wanted.
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Thread Starter 
should I buy something with "blood" in the name?...would that go faster?
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post #15 of 24
I would get nothing at this moment. Wait until Ivy Bridge comes out, and crossfire a couple 7970s. Theres no need to spend 2000 dollars on a processor and motherboard unless you are planning to fold and encode video. If you cant wait, get a 2600K and Crossfire ready mobo. This should cost around 500 dollars (new memory will be needed), and get Ivy when it comes out, as the SB mobo will be compatible.
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Ok, I will wait until the ivy bridge comes out,
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post #17 of 24
Why upgrade? the 920 is a very powerful CPU. just pocket the cash and put it aside for an entirely new build when IB rolls around
    
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post #18 of 24
please provide more information like what you will be doing. throwing around 2k and keeping your old stuff doesn't sound like a great idea from where i'm sitting.
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I want to be the coolest with the newest gear, i dont' care how much it costs
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post #20 of 24
IB is around the corner. Upgrading from 920 to 2500k/2600k won't give you noticeable results in gaming but slightly in productivity. Upgrade to IB and upgrade to HD 7xxx series and you will last for another 3 years

P.S. nice budget bro.
    
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