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Really happy for you dude. My gf wrote off my last i7 950 rig and im awaiting the new build to arrive, about a week's time.

I HATE the downtime. I'm a clinical insomniac and night times get mighty boring.

When things go wrong with this kit and you cannot pinpoint it, worse feeling going.
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Happy to report my 2600k has just been refunded
Great news, mate! The 2600k is a beast tho'.... 2500 seems to kick most cpus butts too, tho'... you see this? Check the CPU Product benchmarks... u put in the cpu models and hit compare... http://www.anandtech.com/bench/CPU/2
EDIT: The 2500k kicks the i920s butt in those benchies....
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Great news, mate! The 2600k is a beast tho'.... 2500 seems to kick most cpus butts too, tho'... you see this? Check the CPU Product benchmarks... u put in the cpu models and hit compare... http://www.anandtech.com/bench/CPU/2
EDIT: The 2500k kicks the i920s butt in those benchies....

Yeah I know
That was part of the reason why I took a 2500k. Easy to resell but awesome for keeping too. I never really needed the 2600k, except maybe for bragging rights. The 2500k will do me just fine.

So pixmania is refunding my 2600k in a pixmania piggy bank. Could be worse I guess but I'd rather have my cash in my own hands rather than being tied with a reseller I'm not too fond of anymore.
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2500k dropped in place of the RMA'ed 2600k
PC is now working correctly !
happy for you I originally built my sig rig a couple weeks ago too, took a total of 12 hours to finally complete and found the mobo to be defected, got it replaced and all is well.
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