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So I am looking at getting both of these parts and then going to be adding 4gb of G.Skill ripjaw ram. what are all of your thoughts on this setup, and right now I only have a 550W PSU; would that work with these? I plan on getting a better one christmas time along with a better gfx card then my current HD 5770.

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what will it be used for?

If gameing, go for a P67 sabertooth and I5 2500k SB setup. will cost around the same for newer tech
    
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what will it be used for?

If gameing, go for a P67 sabertooth and I5 2500k SB setup. will cost around the same for newer tech
I understand its new tech... the mobo is nice I will prolly buy it instead and yes it is for gaming and I was originally looking at the i5 2500k but saw a sweet deal to get the i7 950 for $200... just cause its new doesnt mean its better right? Why do you think the i5 2500k is better then the i7 950? im just curious so I can make a better decision since im on a budget.
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2500k performance is better clock for clock, you wont need the 950's hyperthreading in games
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2500k performance is better clock for clock, you wont need the 950's hyperthreading in games
okay thanks for the reply and isnt the 2500k easier to OC? also no one has answered my other question about the PSU.. will it all run correctly with only a 550W psu?
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What psu is it? make/model...specs?
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What psu is it? make/model...specs?
I believe this is the one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2&Tpk=fatal1ty
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I think it will be OK with your 5770. But when you upgrade to a higher end videocard down the road then I'd def look at Corsair or Seasonic 650w or higher depending on what you wanna do (CFX / SLI).
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I think it will be OK with your 5770. But when you upgrade to a higher end videocard down the road then I'd def look at Corsair or Seasonic 650w or higher depending on what you wanna do (CFX / SLI).
thanks man I appreciate it. I am prolly gonna get a 750W or something... but I wont be upgrading my gfx card till christmas when I have more money so I will get a better PSU then.. thanks
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Good luck getting a P67 board on newegg, there all freaking sold out. My whole order will be here Tuesday without a motherboard . I had ordered Asus sabertooth P67 on tigerdirect but it went on backorder, and they wont get anymore until April 4th, so i canceled and my money should be back on my card Monday or Tuesday. Now what's funny is newegg didn't have the Asus Sabertooth P67 in stock again when i did my order, but then they got more in stock again, and then sold out again. . Last place i saw with one in stock was amazon, but it was $30 more then tigerdirect & newegg.
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