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Oh boy, I just impulse bought a 2700K

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So last night I was browsing newegg like I usually do. And I saw the 2700K for 339.99 with a code for 20 off. Which made it 319.99. Thats 10 cheaper than a 2600K. And in a moment of weakness I bought it. tongue.gif Woo hooo tax return ftw. Also got an Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3 board, 8 gigs ram and a hyper 212 hsf. The mobo had good reviews so I hope its a good one.

I feel so guilty. biggrin.gif
Edited by lonnie5000 - 2/25/12 at 7:21pm
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post #2 of 71
LOL I got all most that same setup this week in the mail except I got a Crucial M4 128 gb ssd to boot. Dude I think you will be happy with that impulse buy lol
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post #3 of 71
Lol, when i got my Chip, with the board I had the same feeling. 600 bucks *Poof* You get tax returns, Ftw. biggrin.gif


Edit and the 6950 with a Waterblock. Another 270.
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Sad that you can only cool it with a 212+.
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I won't be swayed so easily. I've waited this long this gen without upgrading, I can get by with my a bit longer q6600 till Ivy.

Having said that I bought a H80 and 16gb DDR3 kit, planing on buying an M4 SSD next month. All I will need when Ivy hits is a mobo and 3770k.
Edited by james_ant - 2/25/12 at 7:05pm
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i would have bought a 3820, and i did.
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Should have impulse waited for Ivy Bridge. Even if you still got the 2700k it would have been less then 300 no doubt.
I think a comparable Ivy will be replacing my 2600k which will be going into my HTPC/DVR/Cable box
Edited by Zerodameaon - 2/25/12 at 7:08pm
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Originally Posted by lonnie5000 View Post

So last night I was browsing newegg like I usually do. And I saw the 2700K for 339.99 with a code for 20 off. Which made it 313.99. Thats 10 cheaper than a 2600K. And in a moment of weakness I bought it. tongue.gif Woo hooo tax return ftw. Also got an Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3 board, 8 gigs ram and a hyper 212 hsf. The mobo had good reviews so I hope its a good one.
I feel so guilty. biggrin.gif

GUILTY? Dude you just bought a champion overclocking chip that will live a good 5+ years strong ! cheers.gif
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I think your lady would be less angry if you bought porn

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Should have impulse waited for Ivy Bridge. Even if you still got the 2700k it would have been less then 300 no doubt.
I think a comparable Ivy will be replacing my 2600k which will be going into my HTPC/DVR/Cable box

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