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2500k is garbage for two 680's you will be bottlenecked. I am bottlenecked already on everything but ultra on bf3 with cf 5850s i cant imagine how bad 680s would be bottlenecked. If you spending 1k in gfx cards you really need to wait for one of those 680s and get a SB-E.

If your gonna run high end cards you gotta overclock... or you will be bottlenecked...
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it will be a nice build smile.gif get a nice cooler and push that chip to its max thumb.gif

Hopefully my H70 with 2 Scythe Gentle Typhoon fans should do the trick tongue.gif
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That's an awesome Asus board, but I'd grab the Ares, Ripjaws X, or Ripjaws Z instead if just for the XMP profiles.

I didnt even see them xD Ill have a look tho Thanks thumb.gif
Edited by Aussiejuggalo - 3/29/12 at 9:20pm
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If your gonna run high end cards you gotta overclock... or you will be bottlenecked...
Hopefully my H70 with 2 Scythe Gentle Typhoon fans should do the trick tongue.gif
I didnt even see them xD Ill have a look tho Thanks thumb.gif

depending on your CPU you might make it to the 5GHz club thumb.gif
oh RipjawsX are brilliant RAM, i have the CL8 1600 blue babies, perfect solid RAM.. i love them to death,.. pretty good benches at stock too smile.gif
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depending on your CPU you might make it to the 5GHz club thumb.gif
oh RipjawsX are brilliant RAM, i have the CL8 1600 blue babies, perfect solid RAM.. i love them to death,.. pretty good benches at stock too smile.gif

5GHz drool.gif even 4.5GHz id be happy tongue.gif. I was just looking at them tongue.gif lil more expensive but might get some biggrin.gif

Are these the ones you have ?
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2500k is garbage for two 680's you will be bottlenecked. I am bottlenecked already on everything but ultra on bf3 with cf 5850s i cant imagine how bad 680s would be bottlenecked. If you spending 1k in gfx cards you really need to wait for one of those 680s and get a SB-E.

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5GHz drool.gif even 4.5GHz id be happy tongue.gif. I was just looking at them tongue.gif lil more expensive but might get some biggrin.gif
Are these the ones you have ?

Its so easy to reach 4.5ghz with this cpu bro, as easy as typing "45" in the bios and thats it.
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Its so easy to reach 4.5ghz with this cpu bro, as easy as typing "45" in the bios and thats it.

My current CPU sux its at 3.6GHz 70 degrees on load *****
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I'd wait for Ivy Bridge benchmarks. Even if they aren't that impressive, it should push down the cost of Z68 boards and Sandy Bridge processors. Saving money is always a plus when building a new rig. Also I wouldn't sweat having a Z77 board as even GTX 680's don't utilize PCIe 3.0 so a Sandy Bridge might be the way to go later on.
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5GHz drool.gif even 4.5GHz id be happy tongue.gif. I was just looking at them tongue.gif lil more expensive but might get some biggrin.gif
Are these the ones you have ?

yep thats the RAM i have smile.gif pretty similar price to what i paid here actually after a quick exchange rate calc thumb.gif
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I'd wait for Ivy Bridge benchmarks. Even if they aren't that impressive, it should push down the cost of Z68 boards and Sandy Bridge processors. Saving money is always a plus when building a new rig. Also I wouldn't sweat having a Z77 board as even GTX 680's don't utilize PCIe 3.0 so a Sandy Bridge might be the way to go later on.

i can get Sandy mobo and CPU kinda cheap thats not a problem. i heard a while ago that no graphic card fully uses PCIe 2.0...
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