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I ordered this board for my i7-3770k.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130644
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Nice looking board Darth. thumb.gif
post #13 of 21
The 2500 will overclock higher & run cooler. I'd go with the Sandy.
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Nice looking board Darth. thumb.gif

Thanks MSI fanboy here. They have never let me down. And their video cards freaking own too.
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The 2500 will overclock higher & run cooler. I'd go with the Sandy.

Yes it will OC higher but clock for clock IB wins like everyone has been saying. 4.5 IB = 4.9 SB
Edited by Darth Oscar - 5/1/12 at 5:11pm
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Wait till haswell

yea and then wait for the next one and the one after that....
technology moves so fast that u need to make fast desicsions or risk waiting for new tech
    
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I'd say SB unless you're going true high end PCI-E 3.0 SLI/CF monster GPUs, but if you can afford two $400+ GPUs you should probably be looking at the X79 platform anyways. I don't like the added heat of IVY since I like my system quiet and and the added heat would force me to up all of my fans a bit to compensate.
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I guess it depends how long this rig needs to last, and what you're going to be using it for.
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