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post #11 of 19
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I'd say get this instead of the 2500k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115211
Too bad an i7 950 is LGA 1366.

The SB chips will do 4.5GHz easy. You will have a hard time doing that with LGA1366.
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post #12 of 19
I think you should go with sandy. But if you still like AMD here you go

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post #13 of 19
The 2500k will run circles around any current AMD in gaming - it also sports an unlocked multiplier for easy overclocking, and since you don't really need hyperthreading for gaming (the biggest feature on the 26** series) your good to go. I think pretty much any combination of 2500k and 570 graphics card + good psu, mobo, and case your good to go.
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post #14 of 19
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2500k processor
Biostar P67 board
Low latency DDR3 1600 or faster (keep it low Latency) (GSkill Ripjaws are always nice)
GTX570
Samsung F3 1TB (or two in RAID0)
Antec TPN 650
NZXT Beta EVO Case ($40 free shipping)
And a CoolerMaster 212+

That should fit under $1k .
This, Mushkin RAM is awesome too, and with this build you might be able to grab an SSD.
    
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post #16 of 19
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Any more builds out there? I'd really like it to be a i7 build, possibly with a nice 570
post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by MrThc View Post
Any more builds out there? I'd really like it to be a i7 build, possibly with a nice 570
No reason to go with i7 right now. Most of the i7 users of Sandy Bridge turn the HT off anyway to get them to clock higher. The i5 2500k clocks very high right out of the box . And being a "gamer" build, it doesn't need more than 4 cores anyway. Especially when they're clocked at 5GHz .
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post #19 of 19
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I would but its a bit over budget
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