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I'm looking to build a 2500k system and would like to get an inexpensive mobo that I can use to overclock it.

I want to get everything today at frys.

http://www.frys.com/category/Outpost...ore+i5+-+1156/


Thinking about this but it looks like the wrong socket:

http://www.frys.com/product/6132579?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
Edited by claymanhb - 4/2/11 at 9:19am
     
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out of their selection... i'd have to go with the p8p67 pro... best value out of their stock
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That motherboard you picked is indeed a wrong socket. This is the cheapest P67 motherboard I see - http://www.frys.com/product/6552813

Good luck.
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That's a H67 chipset, meaning you will not be able to overclock your 2550K chip. Only P67 is overclockable at the moment. But note that H67 is the only chipset that supports usage of the onboard video offered by Sandy Bridge.
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
That's a H67 chipset, meaning you will not be able to overclock your 2550K chip. Only P67 is overclockable at the moment. But note that H67 is the only chipset that supports usage of the onboard video offered by Sandy Bridge.
Great info!

What do you think of my cart. I plan to do a bit of price matching and after rebates this should be about $950..


     
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Looks good to me. Everything but the Blu-Ray writer, I'm fairly sure you can get a decent one for around $50, if I'm not mistaken.
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Looks good to me. Everything but the Blu-Ray writer, I'm fairly sure you can get a decent one for around $50, if I'm not mistaken.
Thanks and happy 100 rep!
     
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