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post #21 of 29
Go with Ivy! smile.gif

You won't have to overclock as high to get high clock SB performance, uses less power, and outputs less wattage. You also get full features of your Z77 mobo.
It has great performance.

Buy it while it is still ~cheap~ at microcenter tongue.gif
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post #22 of 29
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thanks everyone for your help I appreciate it greatly, I honestly don't think I'll decide which proc to get till I'm at the store with both of them in my hands rolleyes.gif

Pick the one with the cooler looking box! tongue.gif

You will love the jump from that phenom to a 2500k or 3570. Either way have fun with your new set-up!

If it were up to me i would go with Ivy bridge. Just because the z77 boards have other features that z68 and below do not have. Like Pcie 3.0, It wont make a difference with 1 680, but two, it might give you a little boost. thumb.gif
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post #23 of 29
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couple more votes for ivy, I should have started a poll smile.gif

any ways this is my exact dilemma, ivy comes with a few new features but runs hotter
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Nothing wrong with making a spontaneous decision while at the store :-)
    
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Nothing wrong with making a spontaneous decision while at the store :-)

haha yea probably exactly what will happen

i think the only thing that I'm actually worried about is the mobo and cooler getting here on friday so saturday night i can stay up all night installing the stuff thumb.gif
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haha yea probably exactly what will happen
i think the only thing that I'm actually worried about is the mobo and cooler getting here on friday so saturday night i can stay up all night installing the stuff thumb.gif

Just know this.....

Out of all your possible choices there isn't a wrong one. So not matter which way you go, you can sonic.gif home, giddy as a school girl wheee.gif, in anticipation of building your new beast system!
    
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Just know this.....
Out of all your possible choices there isn't a wrong one. So not matter which way you go, you can sonic.gif home, giddy as a school girl wheee.gif, in anticipation of building your new beast system!

lol I agree. It should sling shot my 560's performance quite a bit (I'm hopping) specially with it clocked up pretty high
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well I went ahead and reserved a 3570k and I'm not looking back thumb.gif

again I thank you for all of your help
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well I went ahead and reserved a 3570k and I'm not looking back thumb.gif
again I thank you for all of your help

Awesome processor!
    
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