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With my P6X58D-Preminum(s) and every i7-930 I have tried (total of 3) 4.0GHz is just a matter of following the guides here on OCN, really nothing to it. I am going to stick with the 1366 socket until it fails to do what I want.
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Be like a hawk. The SECOND SB is out, order. Hope your connection is fast LOL.

i7 920 used would be the best bet. Your PSU, HDD, cooling, case, most of it can be recycled to the new build. A good 1366 motherboard will run $100-$150 (unless you want an insane overclock) and DDR3 isn't as expensive as it's all hyped to be. Good luck getting it by the weekend!
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
Well SB is faster by about 8-20% than 9xx i7's clock for clock, and it overclocks higher.

You'll want a i5-2500k or i7-2600k ($200-$300)

A $150 - $200 mobo

And $50-$100 worth of ram.

I hope that helps!
You said its coming out tomorrow, where can i buy from tomorrow?
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Online I would assume. I believe the official release date is 1/6/11

However Micro Center is running a special where you can get them cheaper than retail on Saturday.
    
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http://www.cpusolutions.com/store/pc...idcategory=209

I can get a sabretooth and a i7 950 in town tomorrow for $508

what do you think?
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post #16 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by slaney30 View Post
http://www.cpusolutions.com/store/pc...idcategory=209

I can get a sabretooth and a i7 950 in town tomorrow for $508

what do you think?
If you really can't wait, do it. The Sabertooth is a nice board.
1366 is still a good part to go with.
Edited by grandestfail9190 - 1/5/11 at 7:58pm
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So do you guys think i can do better than being able to get an i7 950 and a sabretooth tomorrow picked up tomorrow for 508? I have to have it by saturday, will pay for overnight shipping if necessary.
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Read the title, it says 600 combo.

Edit: sorry, not trying to come across as an ass, just need to order within the next hour.
You came across fine not sure how I missed that in the title.

Quote:
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http://www.cpusolutions.com/store/pc...idcategory=209

I can get a sabretooth and a i7 950 in town tomorrow for $508

what do you think?
I have heard good things about the Sabertooth. You also can't go wrong with a i7. If you can wait for the three day UPS shipping New Egg has that combo plus a free game (Star Trek online) for $494.98. Might come out to the same price as the local shop if you need faster shipping. Although there isn't any sales tax from New Egg.
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post #19 of 66
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You came across fine not sure how I missed that in the title.



I have heard good things about the Sabertooth. You also can't go wrong with a i7. If you can wait for the three day UPS shipping New Egg has that combo plus a free game (Star Trek online) for $494.98. Might come out to the same price as the local shop if you need faster shipping. Although there isn't any sales tax from New Egg.
it comes out to about the same. thanks for your help.
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Am I the only one curious why he needs it urgently?

Dog pissed on your CPU and TPS reports due by Monday?
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