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Hello im gonna build a new gaming rig and im stuck here : intel core i 7 (not the 98ox) + gtx 560 or phenom ii x6 1090 + 6950 hd
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I would say I7-950...... Micro center Has them on special for 199.99, just watch for the sale. I also think the gtx 560, if you want to spend a little more , the 570 is very respectable also and benches real well!
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If you're building a new rig, it would be crazy not to get a 2500k.

It beats the 1090T and the 950 hands down.

I do support the HD 6950. Unlock it and have some fun.
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If you're building a new rig, it would be crazy not to get a 2500k.

It beats the 1090T and the 950 hands down.

I do support the HD 6950. Unlock it and have some fun.
I thought he said gaming rig? Intel will even tell you to go with the x58 for gaming! Sandy bridge is nice but its Main plus is the onboard graphics( You will want a graphics card) Isnt the 2500K A i5?
Edited by MIKEVALL - 1/31/11 at 5:58am
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But what abt the price. And 570 isnt available here
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I thought he said gaming rig? Intel will even tell you to go with the x58 for gaming! Sandy bridge is nice but its Main plus is the onboard graphics( You will want a graphics card) Isnt the 2500K A i5?
I'm sorry to inform you man, but Sandy Bridge ANNIHILATES X58 for gaming.

And you do have the option to use a graphics card, as opposed to onboard
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But what abt the price. And 570 isnt available here
The price of the 2500k is 1/5 of the 980x and more powerful in games.
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whats your budget, what components you need? to make a newegg cart
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I'm sorry to inform you man, but Sandy Bridge ANNIHILATES X58 for gaming.

And you do have the option to use a graphics card, as opposed to onboard
Oh really do you have proof?????? And where did you buy your gtx 590?? i didnt know they were out yet!!!!!!!!! Here is intel talking about sandy bridge and x58 for gaming!!!!!

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Oh really do you have proof?????? And where did you buy your gtx 590?? i didnt know they were out yet!!!!!!!!! Here is intel talking about sandy bridge and x58 for gaming!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGxMdwJ1Rjk
Yes I have proof!!!!!!111oneoneuno

God, you're adorable. How old are you?

That's Newegg's n00b video. It's called that because only n00bs could take what they say seriously.

Here is how Sandy Bridge fares against pathetic X58:

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