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Motherboards compatible with Intel Core i5-2500k Sandy Bridge

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June 2, 2011 3:41:58 PM

Hello,
I'm looking for a motherboard fit for gaming and compatible with the Intel Core i5-2500k (Socket type LGA1155).
Also, what hard drive is better for gaming, SSD or SATA? :D 

Thaks

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June 2, 2011 4:44:03 PM

Use this to provide more info for the users of this forum to help you:

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic...

BTW you confuse terms: a SSD is (literally) a Solid State Drive, whereas SATA is Serial ATA, an interface for communication between the CPU and devices. There are 3 SATA levels: 1, which is pretty much an anachronism, 2 which provides 3.0 GBps transfer rates and SATA 3 which provides 6.0 GBps transfer rates.
Both SSDs and HDDs (Hard Disk Drives) typically use SATA 2 or SATA 3 for interfaces. Some use SCSI, but those are usually high-end servers and other special builds.

Good Luck.
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