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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

I might get one lot then in a month or so get the other lot so i have the 16Gb tongue.gif... if i need it... biggrin.gif
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I might get one lot then in a month or so get the other lot so i have the 16Gb tongue.gif... if i need it... biggrin.gif

another kit of RAM you can look at if you find it in Aust is these samsung low voltage 8GB 1600 kits people love.. some awsome OCs with them.. im sure someone will popin with some links, im looking for some as i recall people hitting like 2200 with them smile.gif
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another kit of RAM you can look at if you find it in Aust is these samsung low voltage 8GB 1600 kits people love.. some awsome OCs with them.. im sure someone will popin with some links, im looking for some as i recall people hitting like 2200 with them smile.gif

They sound good just checked all the sites i buy from none of them sell samsung ram frown.gif oh well with that 8Gb ram gonna cost me $533 with shipping biggrin.gif

Then again is i get the ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 i can get the price down to $493 and i'll get debug lights <3
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They sound good just checked all the sites i buy from none of them sell samsung ram frown.gif oh well with that 8Gb ram gonna cost me $533 with shipping biggrin.gif

i hope that price is for everything you ordered and not just the RAM biggrin.gif i know it is, happy building once everything arrives thumb.gif
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My current CPU sux its at 3.6GHz 70 degrees on load *****

I feel you bro, had phenom ii x4 before. Now my 2500k is OCed to 4.5ghz using 1.31v, max temp is 62C when running prime95

I sold my amd rig very cheap because of disappointment, then built my current rig, see my build log on my sig below.
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I feel you bro, had phenom ii x4 before. Now my 2500k is OCed to 4.5ghz using 1.31v, max temp is 62C when running prime95
I sold my amd rig very cheap because of disappointment, then built my current rig, see my build log on my sig below.

It sucks buying parts you think are re3ally good but turn out crap mad.gif.

Im gonna sell my CPU and mobo after i rebuild its been pretty good just getting old and slow now tongue.gif.

Nice build log thumb.gif
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i wonder how the gtx 670 will perform on the benchmarks for battlefield 3 i hope i will get decent fps at 1920 X 1080
 
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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...

They utilize the slot, but can't cap out its bandwidth which is correct. You won't ever touch the bandwidth cap of PCIe 2.0 unless your quad sli/crossfire big cards (i.e. GTX 590's) in your system. Or have a whole boat load of raid controllers hooked up (which again is highly unlikely). If you can grab up a Sandy Bridge setup for cheap right now then I would go for it. Rumor spec is Ivy Bridge might have a 8% IPC increase over Sandy Bridge. Which is a pretty nice increase but is going to cost a shinny penny as the product is going to be fresh off the line. We know the 2500k are rock solid performers, even I wouldn't be hesitant to pick one up if I had the opportunity for really cheap. But again we just don't know how well Ivy Bridge is going to be, sometimes rumors and speculation is dead on, and sometimes its way off. Either way if you buy aftermarket cooling (NH-D14) and crank the chip up to 4.5Ghz. There shouldn't be anything you cant do on it at a decent speed. And it should keep up with any game you wish to play with no bottlenecks.
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They utilize the slot, but can't cap out its bandwidth which is correct. You won't ever touch the bandwidth cap of PCIe 2.0 unless your quad sli/crossfire big cards (i.e. GTX 590's) in your system. Or have a whole boat load of raid controllers hooked up (which again is highly unlikely). If you can grab up a Sandy Bridge setup for cheap right now then I would go for it. Rumor spec is Ivy Bridge might have a 8% IPC increase over Sandy Bridge. Which is a pretty nice increase but is going to cost a shinny penny as the product is going to be fresh off the line. We know the 2500k are rock solid performers, even I wouldn't be hesitant to pick one up if I had the opportunity for really cheap. But again we just don't know how well Ivy Bridge is going to be, sometimes rumors and speculation is dead on, and sometimes its way off. Either way if you buy aftermarket cooling (NH-D14) and crank the chip up to 4.5Ghz. There shouldn't be anything you cant do on it at a decent speed. And it should keep up with any game you wish to play with no bottlenecks.

Even if you use multiple pcie cards and fill all the pcie slots, you wont hit the bandwidth limit bro, because each card uses a separate pcie slot. You are not plugging all cards in just one slot are you?
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They utilize the slot, but can't cap out its bandwidth which is correct. You won't ever touch the bandwidth cap of PCIe 2.0 unless your quad sli/crossfire big cards (i.e. GTX 590's) in your system. Or have a whole boat load of raid controllers hooked up (which again is highly unlikely). If you can grab up a Sandy Bridge setup for cheap right now then I would go for it. Rumor spec is Ivy Bridge might have a 8% IPC increase over Sandy Bridge. Which is a pretty nice increase but is going to cost a shinny penny as the product is going to be fresh off the line. We know the 2500k are rock solid performers, even I wouldn't be hesitant to pick one up if I had the opportunity for really cheap. But again we just don't know how well Ivy Bridge is going to be, sometimes rumors and speculation is dead on, and sometimes its way off. Either way if you buy aftermarket cooling (NH-D14) and crank the chip up to 4.5Ghz. There shouldn't be anything you cant do on it at a decent speed. And it should keep up with any game you wish to play with no bottlenecks.

Im gonna get Sandy and hopefully with my H70 it'll keep the thingy cool tongue.gif if you've got an overclocked quadcore cpu decent graphics and enough ram you should be able to play anything for a while... biggrin.gif
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