Solved Upgrading to Intel--Suggestions Please Tags: Intel i7 Games Intel Overclocking Last response: September 10, 2012 1:19 AM in Overclocking Share lowjack989 Overclocking Authority September 9, 2012 10:08:30 PM Got about $600 to drop into going Intel I was looking into getting the i7? 1.) Ivy or Sandy? 2.) Which board is best for a decent price? My set-up is a custom LCS and it will be running games and multiple VM's...BTW it will be used in OC scenarios...Thanks in advance for suggestions/advice More about : upgrading intel suggestions | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution amuffin Overclocking Authority September 9, 2012 10:16:43 PM i7-2600K: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock Z77 Professional: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... You get a 60GB OCZ SSD free! Will you ever do anything above 2 way crossfire? You want a board with lots of power phases! The Z77 professional has 16+8! | Report abuse lowjack989 Overclocking Authority September 10, 2012 1:18:43 AM Thx muffin...suggestion duely noted....so Ok i7 2600K and the Z77 it is...I hope AsRock makes good boards I haven't any experience with them....60 GB SSD for free is very nice though... | Report abuse lowjack989 Overclocking Authority September 10, 2012 1:19:22 AM Best answer selected by lowjack989. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Upgrading to Intel--Suggestions Please> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading GPU advice please . ForumFirst time upgrading pc please help ForumUpgrading my graphics card. Please help me decide! ForumUpgrading GPU, advice needed please ForumUpgrading major components. Advice please . ForumUpgrading some parts (i5-3570K vs i3-3220); Gaming PC; Please advise ForumUpgrading and need help please ForumUpgrading CPU, GPU, PSU ($3-400) input please ForumHelp with upgrading old computer please ForumReplacing/ upgrading graphics card. Please help me choose! ForumUpgrading , please help! ForumUpgrading computer / bottlenecking Please help! ForumUpgrading GPU. Need advice please . ForumUpgrading small business server, advice please ! ForumPlease help me with upgrading ram ForumNew To Upgrading - Please Help! ForumCompletely failing at Upgrading Graphics card - Help Please ForumHelp upgrading graphics card, please ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? Forum[Solved] Water cooling or upgrading? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !