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Hi. I'm selling my current CPU, Mobo and Ram for about $600.

CPU: i7 920
Mobo: Asus P6X58D Premium'
RAM: Gskill 6gb pi series

Should I sell it and get a mobo for sb and later go for ib?

Is it worth the upgrade? if so, what are the best cpu mobo and ram I could get for about $600? Thanks!
post #2 of 11
whats the computer used for? gaming? i see no need if so.

if you want to tho, just wait for ib.
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I just don't want my pc to be stuck being older and selling it cheap in the future. It'll be used for gaming. I can do sb for now. What can you recommend for the parts?
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i7 2600k and a z68 board
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

i7 2600k and a z68 board

pretty much just that. but I would get the 2500k. no reason to get a 2600k
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i agree with 2500k for gaming
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go tarun,go! i second Tarun's recommend biggrin.gif
(IF you absolutely want to switch platforms)
you know there's the x79..
TBH..i'd get an ssd..(Crucial m4 or samsung 830),some watercooling..and the RAM (2 kits)
and clock the snot out of that 1366 biggrin.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/14/12 at 8:01pm
 
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

go tarun,go! i second Tarun's recommend biggrin.gif
(IF you absolutely want to switch platforms)
you know there's the x79..
TBH..i'd get an ssd..(Crucial m4 or samsung 830),some watercooling..and the RAM (2 kits)
and clock the snot out of that 1366 biggrin.gif
You mean something like :
Intel Core i5-2500K 230$
ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 150$
SAMSUNG 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 48$
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive 89$
CORSAIR H70 Core High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler 80$

Total 597$biggrin.gifthumb.gif

OP whats your call ??redface.gif
Edited by Tarun - 2/14/12 at 8:31pm
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uhm, what's the difference on x79 vs z68? and also for z68 vs p67? isn't z68 much better than p67?
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