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will this complement the rest of my components or be just too overkill???

Mostly I wanna try an hit the magic 5Ghz

Also how much of a wait for the X68 chipset???
Edited by SadSoul - 3/8/11 at 1:05am
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dont do it your i5 750 will be very sad he want to stay with you he says "hey i am still very fast please keep me"
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From someone with 5Ghz 2500K??
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yes
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post #5 of 10
You just upgrading to do it or do you have something in mind that you want to do better/faster?

If you don't have a specific purpose beyond buying some new stuff, I'd wait to see what IB and BD bring.
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Just ask yourself, what kind of computer enthusiast are you?

You'll know if it's worth it or not.
    
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hmmm.. i dunnoo... if you just want to tinker with it then i guess it might be worth it but other wise, just stay with what you have and go Ivy, isent that suppose to come out by the end of the year? i think.. or around that
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Wait. So you're thinking to spend FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS just to hit 5GHz?

Holy crap, buy a single stage and achieve five and a half. At least it will last for a lifetime and be more useful than just "achieving 5GHz" (and rolling back to 4.2 because it's too hot/eats too much power to be useful)
   
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post
Wait. So you're thinking to spend FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS just to hit 5GHz?

Holy crap, buy a single stage and achieve five and a half. At least it will last for a lifetime and be more useful than just "achieving 5GHz" (and rolling back to 4.2 because it's too hot/eats too much power to be useful)
Money's not much of a problem these days. So was just wondering
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OP can always sell his i5/mobo in any case.
    
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