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Your better off staying with what you have and buying a video card. I wouldn't buy an h67 board unless you were planning on building an htpc. Most games wouldn't take full advantage of a 2500k, so I'd say you should be okay for at least a year or so. But dual cores are a thing of the past for gaming, a lot more games are taking advantage of quads now.
     
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777;12735998 
Your better off staying with what you have and buying a video card. I wouldn't buy an h67 board unless you were planning on building an htpc. Most games wouldn't take full advantage of a 2500k, so I'd say you should be okay for at least a year or so. But dual cores are a thing of the past for gaming, a lot more games are taking advantage of quads now.

Its unlocked to 4x running at 4.2Ghz
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post #13 of 22
Youve got a really really good chip.... X2 555's generally dont do 4ghz 100% stable, much less 4.2 fully unlocked.
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post #14 of 22
yes...get a reallly graphic card...onboard video are mostly for office work and super light gaming.
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post #15 of 22
definitely get the video card
it is a huge upgrade
compared to going from amd to intel which won't improve your performance by much
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Its unlocked to 4x running at 4.2Ghz

I'd kinda like to see that.
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Originally Posted by Darksoul844;12736057 
Its unlocked to 4x running at 4.2Ghz

Then keep your current system for sure, get a better graphics card.
     
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Originally Posted by hyujmn;12736283 
I'd kinda like to see that.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1696189

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^Prime95 1hour + stable?
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Stable for 30mins till my computer's alarm goes off saying temp is pass 60 degs so i shut it off, i need an corsair H50 maybe smile.gif which will maybe come after a week or 2 after my video card.

Sucks cause when you unlock the cpu to x4, temp shows up a 0's.
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