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Need opinion on sandy-build

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January 9, 2011 6:51:45 PM

Hello..

I bought a new GFX a couple of months ago (a 460GTX), and I have been waiting for the sandy-bridge since then.
But a new CPU also means new motherboard and memory. Atleast in my case.

After alot of reading the forums, I have found some parts I might go ahed and order. BUT, before I do, I would like an opinion on the parts, just to make sure I havent missed anything.


Anyway, the following items are what I have selected so far:

CPU: Core i7 2600k

MB: Asus P8P67 EVO

MEM: Corsair:
Either http://www.corsair.com/memory-3/intel-memory-solutions/...
OR: http://www.corsair.com/memory-3/intel-memory-solutions/...

I would like to OC, but nothing hardcore.
I dont plan on doing SLI, but I would like to have the option.


Btw, I currently have this PSU (Corsair hx620w), which sould be enough, right?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?


So what do you guys think? Anything you would change?

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 9, 2011 8:56:10 PM

You don't need the i7 2600K the i5 2500K is a better deal and overclocks like a champ
for the mobo get the p8p67 pro it is better than the evo

Option #2 but dominator gt is so expensive get the g skill ripjaws x 8gb 2 x 4gb instead you won't be able to notice the difference I assure you http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I actually would just go with a 4gb set 2 x 2gb its all you need and high end 2 x 4gb is expensive

a b B Homebuilt system
January 9, 2011 8:56:27 PM

psu is fine btw
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