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I bought components about a year or so back and never go around to building my second gaming pc. Long story short, I now want to build a pc for my 7 year old son to play games. I already had a MSI z77 mobo brand new in the box along with Corsair LP ram. Basically have what I need except for the CPU. It seems finding a LGA 1155 CPU is rather hard since Im assuming they have pretty much been weeded out with the newer stuff out.

Ive checked amazon and newegg but they seem to be wanting gold for some of these. Any advice or links would be greatly appreciated in my search.

thanks in advance.
 
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Try Ebay. You may be able to find a new ,unused chip. You may have to buy used,but just look for a low price. Most ads for used are going to say , barely used at all ,never ever overclocked,like new . So be very leary! If it says never overclocked you can bet it was most likely overclocked! Good luck.
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Seem to be alot harder to find than anticipated! Might just have to sell the MSI mpower board and corsair ram together. go with 1150
 
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http://www.digitalstorm.com/components-item.asp?prodid=960074

Supposedly Digital Storm has BNIB 2600ks if you're willing to pay the price ($279.99). May be worth looking into.
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http://www.digitalstorm.com/components-item.asp?prodid=960074

Supposedly Digital Storm has BNIB 2600ks if you're willing to pay the price ($279.99). May be worth looking into.

Awesome find
 
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Awesome find

No problem! biggrin.gif
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Looks like Im gonna try and go with Skylake for this build. Possibly a 6600k. Unsure about a motherboard right now. Im looking at the Asus z170a and the MSI Krait z170. Im hearing some upsetting things from the MSI camp though. I hear Asus is a better board as far as reliablity build quality. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.




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Or of course I could go a different route with 1150 z97. CPU would be a 4690k but not sure what mobo to go with that is reliable and somewhat on the cheaper side. Less than $200 if possible. My son like blue but I have seemed to scour the stores without luck of finding a nice blue themed mobo. Im thinking of going white and black which is somewhat easy. I already have the Corsair air 540 case and EVGA supernova 850 power suppy.
 
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The Asus Z170 Sabertooth looks pretty sweet at $250. http://rog.asus.com/439302015/asus-tuf-motherboards/asus-announces-tuf-sabertooth-z170-mark-1/

Wow! that is nice. I would just go with the Mark S and the white theme if I was gonna spend that much. This is somewhat of a budget build for my son. One vid card, i5, etc..thumb.gif

 
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