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As I know it VM machine works well with true core rather than with HT, and "k" version does not support VT-d which can assist in hardware virtualization, unlike with the non-k which support it, then again you loose the OC, and with it loose the cpu cooling which is not neccesary if you going for non-k, same with if you go for xeon since 1150 also supports this type of cpu, on the otherhand AMD vishera 8350 do support all VT and OC and is true 8-core at good price, or you can level up for sandy-e i7 3930k if you still want an intel.

Plus its better to get a new psu on a new system since an old psu will tax you in the long run.

Hmm... is VT-d necessary for a hackintosh, both as a host and a guest OS in a virtual machine?
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Hmm... is VT-d necessary for a hackintosh, both as a host and a guest OS in a virtual machine?

From what I've read, vt-d is more for business environment that runs many vm's at a time. VT-d allows io devices to be assigned in a way that eliminates the possibility of hardware conflicts. You should be fine running a hackintosh with only vt-x.
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Just read the news article about the Asus Maximus VI Formula, seems like it would be the better buy over the G1 Sniper 5, any thoughts?
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The parts have all been bought and everything besides the XSPC kit should arrive this Friday. Can't wait to put everything together!

New PSU and video cards + blocks will follow shorty, I'll be anxiously awaiting the release of the 9970s.
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