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I'm planning to upgrade to i7 2600k and getting the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe.

I think the mobo is little expensive. Can you guys give me suggestions for alternative board? Price below $240.

Also I'm looking for RAM. Here are the two that I'm deciding. Which one is better? Another other RAM better than these around that place for SB?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231401
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231407

Which is more important Timing or Speed?

Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 18
The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe is only $218.

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...TX-Motherboard

As for the RAM, from what I have read, the higher the speed, the better. I got 4GB of the 2nd RAM you linked, the blue Ripjaws 2000 Mhz.
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The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe is only $218.

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...TX-Motherboard

As for the RAM, from what I have read, the higher the speed, the better. I got 4GB of the 2nd RAM you linked, the blue Ripjaws 2000 Mhz.
I never buy on this site before. Is it safe?
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I never buy on this site before. Is it safe?
You mean Ewiz/SuperBiiz? Of course it's safe, I've bought several items there over the past few years. Never had any issues.

In fact, they ship quicker than Newegg and their packaging is a bit better - especially for HDDs.

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/eWiz
post #5 of 18
Yes, Superbiiz is completely safe. I have bought from them a few times before. They often have some great deals.

The Deluxe seems to be a superb board and for a little over $200, it's well worth it, imo. The Gigabyte boards are overpriced and the MSI boards are a bit disappointing.

The ASUS P8P67 PRO is comparable to the Deluxe as well and will save you almost $50. :O
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What about the RAMs? Any suggestions? plz.
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post #7 of 18
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What about the RAMs? Any suggestions? plz.
If you need 8GB, get two of these.
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Regarding getting 8GB. It's completely unnecessary unless you seriously are working with massive professional files and some seriously hard core editing.

Your computer will rarely exceed 2-3GB of RAM usage even with some really intensive programs open.

4GB is plenty. You might think: 4GB was the standard 3 years ago. It still is.
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What about the speed and timing? Which is more important?
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