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I'm looking at upgrading my current build. I have been AMD for quite some time. I don't really know a lot about Intel, other than what I read here on the boards.

Here's what I'm looking at:

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072

MB - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128478

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231417

CPU Cooler - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181015

What kind of OC's could I expect from this?

Let me know what you think. Opinions and suggestions are welcome.
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I don't see you having a problem hitting atleast 4.5.
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A couple notes:
Check the motherboards forums for a breakdown of the Sandy Bridge motherboards - that way you will make sure you get exactly what you want...

You may consider going with a faster RAM since you can find 1600 Mhz RAM for just as cheap (quality stuff as well)

As for your question, 4.8Ghz is basically guaranteed on these chips and you should have little problem reaching that - 5.0 Ghz is more probable
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Im thinking of getting pretty much the same thing but the 2600k w/ a XSPC Rasa kit on it! Just still dont know wether or not to wait for BD or Ivy to come out first, they'll probably be too expensive for me when they come out anyway and I'm liking the prices for the 2500k and 2600k.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RealEyes View Post
Im thinking of getting pretty much the same thing but the 2600k w/ a XSPC Rasa kit on it! Just still dont know wether or not to wait for BD or Ivy to come out first, they'll probably be too expensive for me when they come out anyway and I'm liking the prices for the 2500k and 2600k.
1155 will have support for some of the IB chips. And you should be able to get a good return on a sale if BD is a beast and you need to jump ship (should only need to change motherboard and CPU)...
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1155 will have support for some of the IB chips. And you should be able to get a good return on a sale if BD is a beast and you need to jump ship (should only need to change motherboard and CPU)...
so i -should- wait for BD?
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so i -should- wait for BD?
No I was saying that if you get an i5/i7 and a 1155 motherboard and then bulldozer comes out and it is amazingly better, you will still be able to sell your 1155 motherboard and your i5/i7 and make up a significant portion of what you spent. Then you can go buy bulldozer.

Or, if bulldozer is <= SB, you didn't have to wait.

On top of that, since you know 1155 can use IB chips, you will have the option to move up processors eventually if you want.

In short - buy sandy bridge
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