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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by djk11;12442997 
If you're getting an SB at least get an i5 2500k.
I second this.. Cause one of these days you'll want to overclock..at least you'll be able to go much higher than expected.
I know I have a 1366 set up atm, but I have a family member that just got an AMD 6 core..he is in the know about the recall and bummed about the re-release date of SB. Is it still a good idea to wait.. which is what the op is debating atm.
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Im selling my gigabyte board here for 180, its normally a 280 dollar board... pm me and we can negotiate something.
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post #13 of 15
Either choice you make will last you a while. Quad core with tri-memory or Quad core with dual-memory, your choice
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Thread Starter 
Will the Ivy bridge cpu's be compatible with the 1155 motherboards?
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post #15 of 15
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Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
Will the Ivy bridge cpu's be compatible with the 1155 motherboards?
yes from the stuff out right now they will be 1155 is the socket to go if you dont already own a 1366 setup.
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