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So I think i have a great deal here, but i want to make sure before i buy these.

Asus Sabertooth x58 motherboard
Intel i7 950 proc.
Noctua NH-u12p se2 processor cooler

All that for 480$. good deal?
    
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post #2 of 8
Wouldn't recommend it, price seems OK though.

Intel motherboards aren't great.
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Originally Posted by Reflux View Post
Wouldn't recommend it, price seems OK though.

Intel motherboards aren't great.
I guess you mean Asus motherboards....
    
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Originally Posted by Skoltnik View Post
I guess you mean Asus motherboards....
Oh, I swear the sabretooth was an intel board..

Hmm, seems I was incorrect. On that note, seems fine for the price.

What intel board am I thinking of? There's definately an Intel board with a similar name
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post #5 of 8
not a good deal..

is this for gaming?

id go with 2500k ($230), asus p67 pro ($180), & cm 212+ ($30) = $480
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Originally Posted by koven View Post
not a good deal..

is this for gaming?

id go with 2500k ($230), asus p67 pro ($180), & cm 212+ ($30) = $480
Yeah, did not think of that. yeah it's for gaming. thanks on the tip.
    
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post #7 of 8
By the going rate of things, it's like you're getting the heatsink/fan for free. UD3R is going for around 200-210, i7 950 retail box can be found around 280.
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post #8 of 8
It's alright, but not a whole lot less than retail, and with SB out... I'd look at what you want to do and look at all your options again.
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