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Sandybridge 2500K with SLI motherboard please

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January 15, 2011 8:59:25 PM

Hi guys, I got 2500K but I haven't decided which motherboard to get.

I haven't decided what GPU to get either but my choices are
6850 CF
6870 CF
560
560 SLI
or future CF/SLI
I use 1920x1080 resolution.
I will OC 2500K from 3.3Ghz into around 4.0Ghz. Maybe upto 4.3 but not higher than that.
I saw some of SLI/CF motherboards that their gaps are so narrow. I want to get the motherboard that has 2 of the PCI-x16 slots far from each other so they don't block the airblows from each other.

Which one would you recommend?

and plus, which power supply would you recommend?

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January 16, 2011 1:10:37 AM

joonkimdmd said:
Hi guys, I got 2500K but I haven't decided which motherboard to get.

I haven't decided what GPU to get either but my choices are
6850 CF
6870 CF
560
560 SLI
or future CF/SLI
I use 1920x1080 resolution.
I will OC 2500K from 3.3Ghz into around 4.0Ghz. Maybe upto 4.3 but not higher than that.
I saw some of SLI/CF motherboards that their gaps are so narrow. I want to get the motherboard that has 2 of the PCI-x16 slots far from each other so they don't block the airblows from each other.

Which one would you recommend?

and plus, which power supply would you recommend?


this is your best choice for right now;
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
for PSU look in to qualty 700~750W 80silver+ ;
CORSAIR HX,XFX Black Edition(supersonic)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...
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January 16, 2011 1:26:11 AM

tecmo34 said:
I would go with the ASRock Fatal1ty P67 Professional, which is the best priced x16,x16 board.


that is cool looking MB (dual at x8/x8 mode),UD7 is dual @ 16/16
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January 16, 2011 1:44:50 AM

ortoklaz said:
that is cool looking MB (dual at x8/x8 mode),UD7 is dual @ 16/16

You are correct... I miss read the specifications on Newegg. :D  :lol: 
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