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Sandy Bridge Upgrade

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June 4, 2011 9:29:50 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
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 $180 - $20 MIRB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Windows 7 Home Ultimate 64bit $100

Yep that about covers it I leaving the rest of my system the same so thanks for help.

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a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2011 9:45:07 PM

Those are solid choices. Where you getting the cpu, microcenter?
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June 4, 2011 9:46:40 PM

yeah I have one near my house so just gonna go drive and pick it up
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2011 10:00:55 PM

I hate you.
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2011 10:01:22 PM

They may have a nice cpu/mobo combo when you go there.
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 5, 2011 1:02:12 AM

Damn, I wish I could get a i5 2500K for $180. ;(
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 5, 2011 1:04:12 AM

That price is lower than Newegg's price on i5-2300....
Sweet deal!
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 5, 2011 2:29:19 PM

yeah they have i3-2100 AND mobo for $99.
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