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Finaly made the switch couldnt be happier!

I now have a 2600k and a Asus p8p67 Deluxe.

But what should i get for ram?

I only really game and overclock. hopeing to push it to 4.7-5.0

im picking up my 570 soon just need to decide between the EE or the standard.
    
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I think 6GB RAM would be good with that.
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If you are only gaming, then you can save yourself $100 and get the 2500k which pretty much performs just as well as 2600k minus the hyperthreading (which you dont benefit from in gaming). Perhaps drop that money on getting a GTX 580 instead which will net you MUCH bigger numbers in benchmarks and better frames in games.
post #4 of 18
get some corsair dominators if you don't care about money... get some gskill if you're on a budget....

I also recently changed from amd.... i will never go back... maybe
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post #5 of 18
These reach 2133MHz @1.5v-easily tighten the timings with 1.6v.High speed RAM is a must for high SB overclocks.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231434
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post #6 of 18
These PI's are awesome, Cas 6, and they OC like a beast. Highly recommend!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231352
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post #7 of 18
Is there a so called "EE" edition to gtx570? Are they all "external exhaust"??
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Angello View Post
I think 6GB RAM would be good with that.
It's dual channel not triple......

2x2gb for 4gb should be fine. 1600-2000mhz with some decent timings.
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by bgtrance View Post
If you are only gaming, then you can save yourself $100 and get the 2500k which pretty much performs just as well as 2600k minus the hyperthreading (which you dont benefit from in gaming).
I already bought it. I got the 2600 because Ncix had the board and cpu for $500
where 2500 and the Pro version of the board would of only been $60 less. So to me it was worth it.

[QUOTE=Is there a so called "EE" edition to gtx570? Are they all "external exhaust"?? [/QUOTE]

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59008&...nufacture=eVGA

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=57362&...nufacture=eVGA

i think im going to get 2x2g 1600 <$100 any more suggestions? or if i should get something better can you tell me why exactly? Ram is like the one thing i dont really understand :?
    
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post #10 of 18
not to be an ass, but it seems like the performance gain that you got is because you went from a old cpu to a new one not because you went from AMD to Intel. i doubt that you had a phenom ii X6 and u switched to SB and there was a huge difference
But its still a good rig
also look into the HD 6970 because it seems like a better deal than the GTX 570
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