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Why did you even need to bump your head? Easy choice, SB! Return your 950 and get a SB system. Don't hurt yourself anymore...just get a SB and you will be very happy.
yeah, but what am I going to do with my extra 6gb triple channel DDR3 Rams?
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Sell it!
    
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I'd go with SB if you were building a new system. It's an easy choice based off performance. If you are coming from a 980x or something, I don't think it's worth it.
    
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Also the i5 2400 is quite the performer. It beats the 875k clock for clock in a lot of benches which cost $150 more. Nice bang for buck. Seriously considering one of those for a 2nd desktop.
    
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Worth it is an opinion.

If your $1500 cards perform better on SB is it worth it?

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Worth it is an opinion.

If your $1500 cards perform better on SB is it worth it?

WOop!
You don't have to kick people while they are down you know......

Anyways, are you guys sure those 1155 motherboards doesnt support triplechannel DDR3 RAM?
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You don't have to kick people while they are down you know......

Anyways, are you guys sure those 1155 motherboards doesnt support triplechannel DDR3 RAM?
No, 1155 does not support it. You could stick 2 of the 3 sticks in and it would work, but then you would be stuck with 1 extra stick just lying around, taking up space.

If your building a new system today, sandy bridge is the better choice. Most features of the x58 platform are overkill, and always were for desktop use. Workstation use? That is a totally different story.
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You don't have to kick people while they are down you know......

Anyways, are you guys sure those 1155 motherboards doesnt support triplechannel DDR3 RAM?
They could always just sell the 980x and get a 2600k.
    
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