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1366, 1155 or 1156 Which is the better?

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Urm yeah i just realized how bad 775 Was so i want to upgrade but i dont know what to get, to my 1366 looks the better for gaming and OCing and i dont really want to wait for Sandybridge or Ivybridge because they will just be a overkill for me and i would like my rig working ASAP so im just asking which is the better for gaming.
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1155 2500K/2600K is the way to go. And their already here. No need to wait. They overclocks like mad
    
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Another +1 for the 1155 series.

Grab a 2600k or a 2500k, and run.

They're pretty inexpensive yet top out the X58 series in most if not all benchmarking tests.

Both Sandy and the X58 series are overkill for most users... but it's fun to have overkill ability at your fingertips... this is OCN!
    
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Yeah but i am limited by my budget, as im only a teenager i dont have a job. I think 1155 it is and correct my if im wrong but isn't sandy or ivybridge realeasing on 1155?

[Edit] Recommendation for a mobo?
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Yeah but i am limited by my budget, as im only a teenager i dont have a job. I think 1155 it is and correct my if im wrong but isn't sandy or ivybridge realeasing on 1155?

[Edit] Recommendation for a mobo?
I recommend an ASUS P8P67 Intel P67 (1155)
Then go i7, i5 or i3 1155
But you'll need two sticks of DDR3 Ram too!
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The processors for LGA 1155 are Sandy Bridge processors. I've come to understand that Ivy Bridge will be available for 1155 but since a lot of rumors/facts are being thrown around at the moment, don't quote me on that. I say go for a 2500k and some motherboard that at least supports crossfire although getting one that supports SLI could be wise depending on what GPU you get.
    
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For gaming, get a 1155 board (as long as you pick a performance board with good VRMs, you really can't go wrong), an i5 2500K, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, a good cooler (Megahalems, TRUE, Ven X, Silver Arrow are all excellent choices) and OC to 4.5 GHz.
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1155 I5 2500K IS THE WAY TO GO !!
Do look for Fatality mobo by ASROCK looks promising..
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I recommend an ASUS P8P67 Intel P67 (1155)
Then go i7, i5 or i3 1155
But you'll need two sticks of DDR3 Ram too!
Wow this isn't as expensive as i thought, my idea so far is this...

CPU: Intel Core 2500k and @ PC Case Gear
Mobo: Asus P8P67 LE B3 and @ PC Case Gear
What ya think?
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Wow this isn't as expensive as i thought, my idea so far is this...

CPU: Intel Core 2500k and @ PC Case Gear
Mobo: Asus P8P67 LE B3 and @ PC Case Gear
What ya think?
I'd go for the P8P67 for 12 phases instead of 4 and P8P67 Pro if you want to go SLI/CF some day.
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