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    2500k
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    2600k
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    2700k
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post #1 of 6
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So I got my M4 Crucial 128gig and as it turns out AMD has crappy Raid drivers support (AS SSD 290 total score *** right) and I want to run my RE4s in raid with SSD.
Anyways I got a deal to sell my Mobo CH4 EX and cpu 1090t together for 470 usd (both are less then a year old)
So I am switching to Intel probably 2500k and some good mobo
Well i know nothing about Intel motherboards so I could you suggest me one?or maybe a better cpu aswell
I wouldn't mind adding some more money for a bit better motherboard
Something I am looking for is at least 6 Sata ports.

Been lookign through the list of mobos on Newegg
Got down to some choices
GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD7-B3
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
and Asus Maximus Ex
Edited by StormXLR - 12/17/11 at 6:31am
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Asrock Extreme3 isn't in the same class as the other two, so Id say UD7.
    
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This! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131792

And of course a 2600K
Edited by Sean Webster - 12/17/11 at 8:08am
post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SMK View Post

Asrock Extreme3 isn't in the same class as the other two, so Id say UD7.
Aye, It was going to be my primary choice as well
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

This! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131792
And of course a 2600K

The p8z68 has bad placement for pcie slots with my cooler and my cards I wont be able to fit an upcoming 6950 coz of the chassis problem
Do i actually gain a lot from 2600k over 2500k?
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Do i actually gain a lot from 2600k over 2500k?

Only if do a lot of multithreaded tasks, i know i need it for video and photoediting. That is why I am upgrading when ivy bridge is released.
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Do i actually gain a lot from 2600k over 2500k?

Only if do a lot of multithreaded tasks, i know i need it for video and photoediting. That is why I am upgrading when ivy bridge is released.
Yeah, i do video editing and work with UDK but... nah not worth it as much seen some benches and ill get a 2500k and UD7
Thanks guys:thumb:
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