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I just looked up this "Sandy Bridge" and I gotta say I'm impressed!

The prices are looking decent as well
I spent about $370 for my upgrades (CPU+Mobo+RAM), so it's a good upgrade for sure.

My Athlon II 630 didn't cut it for my 5870.

If you want to save money the 2400 is just as good for that 5870.
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Ahh so it looks like the difference between 2500 and 2500k is that the "K" means it's unlocked
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post #13 of 16
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Ahh so it looks like the difference between 2500 and 2500k is that the "K" means it's unlocked
Yes, you can do "some" overclocking on the non K.
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my system is called bottleneck lol. sempron to run my 5870
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I have a Q8400@3ghz and its bottlenecking my 5850 HARD!
wha to say about your 5870...

get a better CPU, like i will
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Anyone know if this mobo would be a good choice for a 2500k?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128460

I'm choosing this one because I'd also like to get some ddr3 2133 ram hehe
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