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Hi everyone! Ive had my old PC for 6 years now so I think its time to update haha. Im having a hard time deciding on a 1366 or a 1155. I was set on getting the 1366 but I heard its EOL and may be better for me to get a 1155. If I was to get a 1366 I would get the g1. Guerrilla with the i7 960 3.2 as well with a Geforce 560 ti. For the 1155 I would get an i5 2500k paired with a Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3. A 560 ti would also be added. Im looking at building a system that I will get a good couple years out of like my last build. Any thoughts or replacements would be appreciated.

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  1. It's not even really a choice in terms of price, performance, and upgradeability - you want to go with 1155 and an i5-2500K. The 2500K is a significantly better processor and there will be nothing new to go into 1366 whereas 1155 will run ivy bridge.
  2. You need to fill out the build template
    when we know what you want the computer for and how much you want to spend .... better advice can be given
    BTW sandy bridge is much better way to go
  3. Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

    Budget Range: 800-1000

    will use for gaming

    Parts Not Required: Key board, mouse, monitor

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: NCIX

    Country: Canada

    Parts Preferences: N/A

    Overclocking: Yes

    SLI or Crossfire: N/A
  4. For $800-$1000 an i5-2500K and a 560ti (or HD6950) is definitely the way to go. I would look at motherboards like the ASRock Extreme3 Gen3 or the Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3. They're cheaper with the same performance.
  5. Ya i was checking out the z68a. Done and done. Thanks for the input boys
  6. It's what we're here for. glad to help.
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