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Sandy Bridge Upgrade
Jun 4, 2011, 9:29 PM
About to do an upgrade of my current rig which is a core 2 duo E8400 with 4gb ddr2 800. I wanted to run it by you guys before I bought it.
Intel Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor $180
CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) $90
MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 $180 - $20 MIRB
Windows 7 Home Ultimate 64bit $100
Yep that about covers it I leaving the rest of my system the same so thanks for help.
Jun 5, 2011
sandy bridge upgrade
Jun 4, 2011, 9:45 PM
Those are solid choices. Where you getting the cpu, microcenter?
Jun 4, 2011, 9:46 PM
yeah I have one near my house so just gonna go drive and pick it up
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Jun 4, 2011, 10:00 PM
I hate you.
Jun 4, 2011, 10:01 PM
They may have a nice cpu/mobo combo when you go there.
Jun 5, 2011, 1:02 AM
Damn, I wish I could get a i5 2500K for $180. ;(
Jun 5, 2011, 1:04 AM
That price is lower than Newegg's price on i5-2300....
Jun 5, 2011, 2:29 PM
yeah they have i3-2100 AND mobo for $99.
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