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yeah im trying to upgrade everything as cheap as possible.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703028 will that psu do the job?
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yeah im trying to upgrade everything as cheap as possible.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703028 will that psu do the job?

Yeah that's a pretty solid PSU. thumb.gif

I mean, a 2500K/motherboard won't run a whole lot more than an i7-920/motherboard.. especially if you buy used. It'll be like a $50 difference depending on motherboard, and worth the extra performance especially when you are trying to push 4 GPU's.
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I'd pass on that i7 920 if i was you..Pretty sure that xeon in my sig is the same thing..2.66 Ghz thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

You have to clock it up to 4 just to get it going rolleyes.gif
Annndddd..It died redface.gif

2500K for the win! biggrin.gif

Congrats on killer deal! grr..1 5870 has cost me that much :lachen.gif: ..and you get 4 of them? I'm jelly biggrin.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 4/16/12 at 1:28am
 
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I'd pass on that i7 920 if i was you..Pretty sure that xeon in my sig is the same thing..2.66 Ghz thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
You have to clock it up to 4 just to get it going rolleyes.gif
Annndddd..It died redface.gif
2500K for the win! biggrin.gif
Congrats on killer deal! grr..1 5870 has cost me that much :lachen.gif: ..and you get 4 of them? I'm jelly biggrin.gif

thanks man, yeah i think i am going to go with the 2500k or 3820. a friend of mine has an i7 965 extreme that has been watercooled an never OC'ed an he said he would sell it to me for 150. i think i might get that cpu.
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thanks man, yeah i think i am going to go with the 2500k or 3820. a friend of mine has an i7 965 extreme that has been watercooled an never OC'ed an he said he would sell it to me for 150. i think i might get that cpu.

The i5 2500k is a nice little beast, I would suggest to see if you need to "Visit" anyone near Atlanta and drive up to the Micro Center up there for incredible deals on the i5 2500k+mobo. I was looking to upgrade my friend's old PH X4 PC and he wanted my CPU/MOBO and MC has them for 255+tax as a combo. There are other board options but bang for buck it's a sweet deal. thumb.gif

Also where did you get those for 150 I wold be interested in one. biggrin.gif
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