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After reading your thoughts, I agree that I could build a new rig with it. the I5 2500K is a strong CPU, and will stay for the next 1 /2 /3 next years. In a week will begin the "soldes" (in french), which means a period the prices are lowered. I think I may find some components at reduced prices during it. Even with the incoming Ivy Bridge, prices may be drop for P67 chipset, but also may not.
The cpu i got was at a decent price, and i really want to try intel architecture, and overclock it smile.gif
post #12 of 19
not bein a fanboi but you will be plesantly suprised with intel for a quad ore the i5 is awesome especially overclocked smile.gif
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If you want to wait for IB, as most people have said is get a gen iii mobo now and you will be ready for IB and u can use your i5 now. Asrock are producing some awsome gen iii boards now. Secondly wait fot IB , try and sell your i5 and get a good Z77 mobo when they come out. But a sandy i5 with a gen iii mobo in either a p67 or z68 will give you a good 3years before you need to think of upgrading. You dont even need a gen iii mobo if you stick with the sandy thumb.gif
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post #14 of 19
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Even if i do not look to PCI-E 3.0, i think it wont be a huge difference if it's like the SATA 6 GB/S, or say a difference like PCI line in 8x/8X against 16x with nf200 in SLI.
It'll definetely be good for a while.
post #15 of 19
yeah no really card maxes pci e x16 2.0 anyways, i dont think anyways
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jimbags View Post

yeah no really card maxes pci e x16 2.0 anyways, i dont think anyways

Not x16, but x8 is happening on high end card.
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yeah true so if you get a board with pciex16 3.0 and a slot is 4x it should in theory= pcie x 2.0 x8, enabling more options for sli???
so if you had pcie3.0 8x/8x it would be like 16x/16x pcie 2.0? awesome if your into gaming your cpu will be fine for ages try think on the gpu side of things eg room for improvement biggrin.gif
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Ummm...call the vendor, tell them they screwed up, and send it back?

Karma is a *****.
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Ummm...call the vendor, tell them they screwed up, and send it back?
Karma is a *****.

The second cpu cost nothing, i bought it from the friend who wanted to sell it. A pre-christmas gift for both lol
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