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frown.gif 29 days to Ivy
     
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here's a nice psu (750w) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139025 the one i'm using..eh..it's solid enough..i only got it 'cause it's all compusa had in stock after work one day

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121090 good unit
anyway..here's some psu recommendations
 
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and your kingston is a sata II where the other is a sata II and your getting a sata III board

Sweet thx i think im gonna grab that
 
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frown.gif 29 days to Ivy

He'll be fine. I plan on keeping my CPU for three years. Think about it the first gen Core I7 people are still going strong on their platform. Best case Ivy is 15% improvement, nothing to get super worried about even now.
    
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amd fx 8120 is good because its got 8 cores which means it is very future proof smile.gif
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I know Ivy bridge is out in April but I got the 2600k for $299 and the ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z/GEN3 Z68 for $180 which will perform awesomely with my 7970. I also think becasue of that, then the Core i7-3770 will cost at least $380+ plus more on the MOBO the cheapest chipset 2011 MOBO I found was the ASUS P9X79 ATX LGA2011 X79 for $269 and then the prices jumped to $300+. So I can't afford that now. I'm also married with two kids and I gots the funds and the green light to buy it now, so go mean go or else the $ might not be there later wink.gif
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I know Ivy bridge is out in April but I got the 2600k for $299 and the ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z/GEN3 Z68 for $180 which will perform awesomely with my 7970. I also think becasue of that, then the Core i7-3770 will cost at least $380+ plus more on the MOBO the cheapest chipset 2011 MOBO I found was the ASUS P9X79 ATX LGA2011 X79 for $269 and then the prices jumped to $300+. So I can't afford that now. I'm also married with two kids and I gots the funds and the green light to buy it now, so go mean go or else the $ might not be there later wink.gif

IB takes over SB price point, so a BNIB i7-3770K will cost around $290 to $330. SB on the other hand will just be discontinued. IB is still on LGA1155 so I don't know why you are mentioning X79.

Cheapest X79 MB is ASRock X79 Extreme3 @ $220.
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IB takes over SB price point, so a BNIB i7-3770K will cost around $290 to $330. SB on the other hand will just be discontinued. IB is still on LGA1155 so I don't know why you are mentioning X79.
Cheapest X79 MB is ASRock X79 Extreme3 @ $220.

Dam, sry when I was reading up on thats waht I read, Im very new with intel and don't very much about the products (I've always stayed up to date with AMD). Ive always been an AMD fanboy and have had them for the last 6 builds.
This will be my first Intel. So I feel even worse because I thought I was getting a deal and saving money. O well if thats the case and my MOBO will be good for IV (Which is awesome) then I can always upgrade later when the CPUS go on sale. thumb.gif
 
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really what this comes down to is alot like diffrent car brands we all have a favs for what ever reasonsand what we what to spend as they say inracing speed cost
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what can you affored?
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