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the 2500k is 240 an a ud4 is 240 too. plus postage 500 eek.gif

yes australia sucks

then if your current mobo supports sli then go for a i5 760 else go for sandy bridge
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Why not an ordinarily i7?
since he is obviously on p55 and thus would not need a new mobo.
 
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post #13 of 25
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Why not an ordinarily i7?
what does this ordinary i7 means.I dont think i7's are ordinary ones,even the old i7's.
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post #14 of 25
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then if your current mobo supports sli then go for a i5 760 else go for sandy bridge
even if it didnt but would run he could just got 6990..... WAYYY cheaper. he wouldnt need to shell out for loads of new things. just a card and mayb processor MAX otherwise its just silly. why dont YOU go sandy bridge lol
     
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post #15 of 25
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what does this ordinary i7 means.I dont think i7's are ordinary ones,even the old i7's.
I think he meant a x58, 900 series i7
 
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post #16 of 25
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used to have x58 setup. sold it. didnt have use for it lol.

and my mobo only does x16 and x4 so yeah. hence going SB
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post #17 of 25
Get an 'old' i7
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post #18 of 25
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used to have x58 setup. sold it. didnt have use for it lol.

and my mobo only does x16 and x4 so yeah. hence going SB
yeah if you're going SLI 580s then yes, but the 6990 is better in eyefinity and you wouldn't need to change anything more than your proc.
 
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post #19 of 25
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used to have x58 setup. sold it. didnt have use for it lol.

and my mobo only does x16 and x4 so yeah. hence going SB
then sandy bridge is the way to go,get the setup I mentioned,u will be delighted.
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post #20 of 25
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I think he meant a x58, 900 series i7
may be,
but they are not ordinary at all,they are also very good beside sandy bridge
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