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post #31 of 38
You won't really see much of a difference going from i7 920 to a 2500K. I hardly notice it going to a 2600K with a much higher overclock.

I would go with the cheapest route if I were you.
     
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post #32 of 38
Just beware if you go with ASRock that support is said to be non-existent so if you have to RMA, you better hope you get lucky and someone responds.
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Just beware if you go with ASRock that support is said to be non-existent so if you have to RMA, you better hope you get lucky and someone responds.

I've never had to RMA a board before... hope i dont have to this time.
    
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bah..i'm going to make one more lobby for the refurb p8p67 from geeks..I just mailed my dead AsRock ex3 gen3 to somone who wanted a dead board headscratch.gif
p8p67 here: (or others)
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bah..i'm going to make one more lobby for the refurb p8p67 from geeks..I just mailed my dead AsRock ex3 gen3 to somone who wanted a dead board headscratch.gif
p8p67 here: (or others)
http://www.geeks.com/products_sc.asp?cat=1263

Not trying to force my opinion but my and my friend's P67's both have the dual boot issue where my Z68 does not. Just a little food for thought.
post #36 of 38
Sandy Bridge is unquestionably faster, more efficient, and a better overclocker than Nehalem. However today's everyday applications are not in a position to leverage the added speed because they are either not very CPU intensive or they are limited by the storage medium and most games are GPU limited.
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post #37 of 38
im loving my p67 sabertooth board no dual boot no issues at all with it but they are around 200usd but well worth it.
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post #38 of 38
Recently bought a Extreme4 Gen3, extremely happy with it and runs with out a issue. Seems like the Extreme 3 Gen 3 is exactly the same way, just a few less features.
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