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Originally Posted by jhaze84 View Post
I'm going to go against what others are saying and say skip the 2600k and P67 mobo. Going from a 1st gen i5 to a 2nd gen i7 I don't think you will see enough performance improvement for the cost. Better to wait a few months for Ivy Bridge and Bulldozer and pick whichever of those 2 performs better.

I noticed you said you do graphics work. Might I suggest an IPS monitor? Dell, Asus, and HP have excellent 1920x1200 24" IPS monitors for between $400-500. Or you could save a bit more and spring for a 2560x1440 Dell 27" for about $750-800 on sale.
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Meditate on this I must.

My fav online dealer hasn't got the new P67 mobos yet.

I would love to hit 5ghz with a 2600K but my current CPU ain't exactly slow.

On the other hand that Auzentech card is very rare an only place in the whole internet has them in stock, an I am itichin to bask in its high quality components an sound an full res blu ray bitstreaming.

Also I really could use that Wacom tablet for my graphics work.

But that 2600K an the awesome mobo is bit too good to pass up

WHAT to doooooooo? what to do???
Edited by SadSoul - 3/12/11 at 1:00am
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I would say wait for Ivy bridge. I'd get another 580.
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I would say wait for Ivy bridge. I'd get another 580.


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Save it personally, The Wacom Clintiq 12 was delicious when I got to play on it for a bit. Imagine the 21UX Intous will have to suffice for now
Yeah those are very nice...andvery expensive, but very nice

The 21 is *a little* above his budget haha.
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Donate to the American Red Cross to help the people affected by the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan.
 
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Donate to the American Red Cross to help the people affected by the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan.
No thanks. Not a big fan of their kind.
Edited by SadSoul - 3/12/11 at 1:18am
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Japs need a few disasters every few days to keep the population in check.
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What? The OP already has an i5. He/she could upgrade to an i7, but we all know games are bottlenecked more at the GPU then they are at the CPU (with a decent CPU).
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What? The OP already has an i5. He/she could upgrade to an i7, but we all know games are bottlenecked more at the GPU then they are at the CPU (with a decent CPU).
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