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I am looking to upgrade my motherboard and cpu and I have a few components I would like to carry over. I would like to use the 16 gbs of RAM I have laying around (2gbx8) and my quadro 2000. I have also been looking at the PCIE SSD's. I also have a silverstone OP650 that's not in use.

So that is the situations now for the questions.
1. Socket 1155 or 2011?

2. Can I boot OS from PCIE SSD?

3. hardware recommendations?

and as always Id just like to say how much I appreciate the expertise I find here at OCN.
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1) Depends on the cpu

 

2) yes, most support

 

3) budget?

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1. I'd get a LGA 1155, with either a 3570K or a 3770K, with a good cooler and overclock it to around 4.5ghz

2. I'm not sure tongue.gif

3. If you are looking at getting a 1155 motherboard, the Asrock Z77 extreme series are very popular, and pretty much all Asus Z77 boards are solid. thumb.gif
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I'm sorry, it seemed to relate to a similar area. What should I do?
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post #5 of 10
Maybe PM a mod and ask them to remove that reply, and then start a new thread, and just copy and paste that wall of text in there thumb.gif

Or even just edit it, and replace that wall of text with some like "removed" or something?

Don't worry about it too much though, newbies make mistakes, as do pros biggrin.gif
Edited by snipekill2445 - 11/23/12 at 5:02pm
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Anandtech bench: 920 vs 3570K, 920 vs 2600K, 920 vs 3770K, 920 vs 2011 I7 3930K (scroll down)
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/47?vs=701

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/47?vs=287

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/47?vs=551

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/47?vs=552

I do not know about PCIe drive, cannot see why not. Given they usually charge more for less for these I do not see an advantage, Are you short SATA connections?

PHOTOSHOP CS4 Retouch speed test
920= 17 sec
3570K= 11.3 sec
2600K= 11.3 sec
3770K= 10.3 sec
3930K= 11.4 sec

IF this is the most useful benchmark ??
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I'm sorry, it seemed to relate to a similar area. What should I do?

I've PMed you the contents of your post. Just create a new topic of yr own and cut & paste it in.
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Thank you alancsalt, I shall do as you suggest. Apologies for cluttering up this thread, John
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Thank you alancsalt, I shall do as you suggest. Apologies for cluttering up this thread, John

No problem mate, we all make mistakes (especially when we're new) thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by cleverchris View Post

I am looking to upgrade my motherboard and cpu and I have a few components I would like to carry over. I would like to use the 16 gbs of RAM I have laying around (2gbx8) and my quadro 2000. I have also been looking at the PCIE SSD's. I also have a silverstone OP650 that's not in use.
So that is the situations now for the questions.
1. Socket 1155 or 2011?
2. Can I boot OS from PCIE SSD?
3. hardware recommendations?
and as always Id just like to say how much I appreciate the expertise I find here at OCN.

1. Unless you actually need Socket 2011 for something like video editing, cad-cam, virtualisation, batch image processing, competitive benchmarking of 3 or more GPUs, or some other particular task that can use all those cores/threads, then stick to 1155.

2. Don't know. i use a SATA SSD.

3. If a gamer, I'd say an Ivy K chip, a quality mobo, and a high end GPU or two.
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