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I just finished my system but not too sure of my motherboard..

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September 23, 2011 10:07:32 PM

How do these spec's look? Configuration
•CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-2600K 3.40 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)
•HDD: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [-64] (Single Hard Drive)
•MEMORY: 16GB (4GBx4) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module [+145] (Corsair or Major Brand)
•MOTHERBOARD: * [CrossFireX/SLI] GigaByte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 ATX MB w/ Lucid Virtu + Intel Smart Response Technology & 7.1 Dolby Home Theater Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2x SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 3 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI (All Venom OC Certified) [+23]
•VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 3GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+127] (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
going too sli one more Nvidia geforce gtx 580 3gb at the end of the month

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September 23, 2011 10:26:34 PM

geekapproved said:
Looks ok. Make sure that is 1.5v ram, not 1.65v.

I'd recommend this board. Also if the computer is mainly for gaming, the 2500K is just as good as the 2600K and $100 less. Games do not use hyperthreading.

Ok thank you also should I get a ssd? I was reading that it only effects load times?