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post #731 of 2207
No you can't have a 1156/1366 board, it just doesn't work

If you want bang for budget on 1156, get the i5 750. Awesome quad core for like £150 (no hyperthreading though, however you don't need that). It clocks real well too. I like the p55 ftw idea!

PSU, Seasonic X series is aweeeesome for 100% modular. If not, there are some silverstone ones around that are decent, or the Corsair AX series.
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post #732 of 2207
Not sure how big of a psu you're looking at but i've been eyeballing the Silverstone Decathlon 650 watt.. fully modular for $85 at newegg

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-021-_-Product
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post #733 of 2207
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No you can't have a 1156/1366 board, it just doesn't work

If you want bang for budget on 1156, get the i5 750. Awesome quad core for like £150 (no hyperthreading though, however you don't need that). It clocks real well too. I like the p55 ftw idea!

PSU, Seasonic X series is aweeeesome for 100% modular. If not, there are some silverstone ones around that are decent, or the Corsair AX series.
i was looking at the i5 750. but then i realised i have a budget of like $250 USD for that. so i think i can splurge on HT.


and then learn how to work an Intel proc.
and i was thinking of the X-series PSUs, but i need to find more cash for that plan. i think im gonna suffer through the TX950 for now...
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post #734 of 2207
The TX950 is probably the best PSU corsair produce, except for the new AX1200.
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post #735 of 2207
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The TX950 is probably the best PSU corsair produce, except for the new AX1200.
im well aware of this that's why i got it.... well that and it was on sale


but its frustrating as hell to sleeve
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so i decided that as soon as i get the cash needed im going to order

THIS, THIS, and THESE (with every intention to upgrade later)
Edited by Striker36 - 7/27/10 at 6:10pm
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post #737 of 2207
That's DDR2, not DDR3 you have there
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post #738 of 2207
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That's DDR2, not DDR3 you have there
yes.... it is.... i need to look harder... sorry. distracted by MURDERMOD




am jealous
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post #739 of 2207
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The TX950 is probably the best PSU corsair produce, except for the new AX1200.
Ya kudos to them! Replace a three year old model
That HX1000 was becoming an eyesore

Also, super excited about the 750. Nice choice mate.
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post #740 of 2207
I think you will enjoy the i5, they clock really well. IMHO i dont think you need hyperthreading unless you are running alot of virtual machines or do a lot of basic number crunching.
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