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post #21 of 51
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Well then what board will be the 8x 8x any P67?
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I got myself the P67A-GD65 for 170$ (120euro) and is SLI capable dont know if its the best bord but it's a cheap one with loads of functions.
And since this is my "backup" pc I chose the 2500K just for the 100 euro it was cheaper.
the 2500k is most bang for the buck in my eye's
Im just waiting for my CPU now.

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post #23 of 51
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Ya looking at guru 3ds benchmarks seems that the 2500K may just be a little slower because its in an H67 board...

I know it doesnt have HT but seems like in games that may have been the difference.
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post #24 of 51
H67 is going to be clocked at 3.8 turbo. Cannot overclock on those, so that is why.

I liked my Asus P8P67 Pro.
 
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post #25 of 51
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Am I reading it right that it looks like the Asus can take a little faster ram then the MSI?
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post #26 of 51
If you game alot, then 2500K + 1600 Mhz ram and overclock it really sexy, if you use CAD, video edit, or other high threaded apps then get 2600K
    
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post #27 of 51
I would say the 2600k.
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post #28 of 51
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Ya mostly due Flight Sims, and games also do some video encoding for my youtube channel.
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post #29 of 51
Um.

I was under the impression that it didnt matter with 1155 Sandy Bridge CPU's whether you had high grade RAM or not.

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/mem...sandy-bridge/4

My vote goes for a kit of pretty respectable RAM and the 2600K, go.
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Then looks like I will keep my current ram... and go for the 2600K.

Thanks for that review!
Edited by Hawk777th - 4/17/11 at 1:16pm
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