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Just snagged a 6700K in the Intel Summer Deal. I'm pretty excited to upgrade, since I'm currently running an i7 920 and a GTX 580. I'm also looking at the Asus Z170-A and 2x8GB of DDR4. Anyone have any motherboard or any other general recommendations? Thanks!
    
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Just snagged a 6700K in the Intel Summer Deal. I'm pretty excited to upgrade, since I'm currently running an i7 920 and a GTX 580. I'm also looking at the Asus Z170-A and 2x8GB of DDR4. Anyone have any motherboard or any other general recommendations? Thanks!

Just make sure you get 2666mhz + speed ram for ddr4
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I know im a bit late here haha. but i run a 6700k on a asus deluxe. i love it. 2666 ram is the way to go generally. and thats kinda it. asus makes super solid boards and the 6700k is a hell of a chip. enjoy your upgrade man.
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