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Glad to know I picked a good board. My parts should be here Wednesday or Thursday. I can't wait. tongue.gif
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That's why you pull the money out of your account and hide it in your tool box or somewhere under the hood of your car. Or where ever the last place on earth your wife would look.

or just dont put the wife on the account thumb.gif
 
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post #23 of 71
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or just dont put the wife on the account thumb.gif

Yea that would go over like a lead balloon. rolleyes.gif Probably get me divorced or castrated, or both! Well looks like the 20 off deal is over and the price of the 2700K went back up to 369.99. So I feel lucky and a little guilty. lol. smile.gif Although my guilt will probably be dissuaded once my parts arrive. biggrin.gif
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post #24 of 71
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Sad that you can only cool it with a 212+.

Yeah my thoughts exactly, I was going to say this. A 212 might be good for 4.2...4.4ghz? Then you'll be stopping Prime95 cause your scared of seeing 85C+ temps.
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There are alot worse things to impulse buy!
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post #26 of 71
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Originally Posted by Zerodameaon View Post

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

doh.gif

yeah as you need the power of a 2600K for a HTPC when ivy is released.

Does anyone smell money burning?

you could wait ages for ivy and then save like $10 big deal.

They obviously wanted/needed it have fun with your new beast OP.
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post #27 of 71
Moving a 2600k that is currently in my sig rig over to a HTPC that I will be building in the coming months, after its replaced with a Ivy will be more cost effective then buying say a 2400 or even a 2100. So how is that burning money? At this point its not about power its about cost effectiveness, the opposite of burning money.

I am also curious how slowly you perceive time to move as April is almost on us. Even if they don't hit that date its not ages until Q2 of this year.

OP, don't get me wrong you got a good CPU at a good deal. When I posted that I was under the impression that the 2700 was 339.99 all the time as I have been routinely seeing it listed at that price.
Edited by Zerodameaon - 2/26/12 at 10:11pm
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Yeah my thoughts exactly, I was going to say this. A 212 might be good for 4.2...4.4ghz? Then you'll be stopping Prime95 cause your scared of seeing 85C+ temps.

Wow so does that mean my 2600k @4.6 1.3v with a max temp of 62c running linx for an hour on a hyper 212 with push and pull is not good. wink.gif The 212 rocks with the right fans on it thumb.gif
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post #29 of 71
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I did not think the 212 was that bad. Not with two good fans. But at the least minute before ordering I changed my mind and actually got the Corsair A70 with two fans. Hope its ok for now. I plan on going water later on.

Ups tracking says my parts will be here sometime tomorrow! biggrin.gif I'm not feeling that guilty anymore. smile.gif
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You're going to love it. I went from a q9650 to my sandy bridge, amazing difference.
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