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I'd say go for an i5 2500K platform. You can get a decent board that supports tri-sli, an i5 2500K, and 4GB of RAM for ~$500 or so, versus spending $300 on a Q9650. Q9650 is still a rather good quad, but it cannot hold a candle to Sandy Bridge.

Also, I don't quite understand how you can afford SLI let alone Tri-SLI GTX 470's yet are still running on a lowly Pentium D? Your GTX 470 must be dying from data starvation from that Pentium D, bottlenecked to the max.
Agreed 100% here. Forget the I7 2600k, get a I5 2500k, a tri sli board, then the memory.
Edited by kaivorth - 3/28/11 at 8:53am
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hey,

I saw a few reviews where the 2600k was getting substantualy higher OCs then the 2500k... but from everything that ppl here have told me the change should be minimal... can someone please help me find the truth?
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