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Hey guys,

I just decided to get me some SandyBridge upgrades and scrap my E8500 rig...

The thing im wondering about is the following... Since im kinda low on cash and i've finally decided to skip OC rig this time, and go for the silent mini PC setup, im probably gonna go with i5 2400 (since i need ~30eur for the 2500K).

Do i really need a good H67 mobo for this setup or will any do? I've had my pick on Gigabyte H67MA-UD2H since it looks awesome, and it has some better PWM regulation and cooling on it...

Config im probably going for is:
Intel i5 2400
GA H67MA-UD2H
2x2gb DDR3 Kingston 1600mhz
HD5850 1gb
OCZ 700W PSU

Basically the only thing im replacing in my current config is MB+CPU+RAM

Considering that this time i wont be overclocking (the CPU at least ) do you think i could go with a bit cheaper motherboard (UD2H is 110eur, while there are 70eur models too...)?

Im kinda alergic on motherboards with 1x4pin connector What do you think?
    
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Intel E8500 (*cough* stock) DFI LT X48-T2R Sapphire HD5850 1gb 2x2GB GEIL PC8500 CL5 
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WD 1TB Black, Seagate 0,5TB NEC DVD-RW Windows 7 x64 (Final) Asus VH242H 24" 1920x1080 
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Logitech Cordless Wave OCZ GameXstream 700W SLI Coolermaster CM 690 Logitexh LX8 Laser 
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Intel E8500 (*cough* stock) DFI LT X48-T2R Sapphire HD5850 1gb 2x2GB GEIL PC8500 CL5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 1TB Black, Seagate 0,5TB NEC DVD-RW Windows 7 x64 (Final) Asus VH242H 24" 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Cordless Wave OCZ GameXstream 700W SLI Coolermaster CM 690 Logitexh LX8 Laser 
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post #2 of 4
sandybridge are mainly for overclocking , else i guess ur E8500 is not tht outdated or anything ..
i would prefer u can wait until the new platform comes like x68 or bulldozer
and also i would reconsider u can go for 2500K and p67a-ud4 , whih is pretty good setup
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i7-2600K P67A-UD7 SAPPHIRE 6950 2GB Patriot Viper II Series 1600 Mhz 
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2TB Green - WD 20EARS Win 7 64 Bit Gigabyte ODIN Pro 800W Thermaltake Dokker 
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i7-2600K P67A-UD7 SAPPHIRE 6950 2GB Patriot Viper II Series 1600 Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2TB Green - WD 20EARS Win 7 64 Bit Gigabyte ODIN Pro 800W Thermaltake Dokker 
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y r u updating ? u r present computer should be surveying the purpose
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600K P67A-UD7 SAPPHIRE 6950 2GB Patriot Viper II Series 1600 Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2TB Green - WD 20EARS Win 7 64 Bit Gigabyte ODIN Pro 800W Thermaltake Dokker 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600K P67A-UD7 SAPPHIRE 6950 2GB Patriot Viper II Series 1600 Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2TB Green - WD 20EARS Win 7 64 Bit Gigabyte ODIN Pro 800W Thermaltake Dokker 
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post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
Damn You

Now you got me reconsidering
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8500 (*cough* stock) DFI LT X48-T2R Sapphire HD5850 1gb 2x2GB GEIL PC8500 CL5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 1TB Black, Seagate 0,5TB NEC DVD-RW Windows 7 x64 (Final) Asus VH242H 24" 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Cordless Wave OCZ GameXstream 700W SLI Coolermaster CM 690 Logitexh LX8 Laser 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8500 (*cough* stock) DFI LT X48-T2R Sapphire HD5850 1gb 2x2GB GEIL PC8500 CL5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 1TB Black, Seagate 0,5TB NEC DVD-RW Windows 7 x64 (Final) Asus VH242H 24" 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Cordless Wave OCZ GameXstream 700W SLI Coolermaster CM 690 Logitexh LX8 Laser 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries 
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