Which combo? Tags: CPUs Sabertooth Intel i7 Last response: July 30, 2012 4:01 PM in CPUs Share bEngineering July 30, 2012 3:15:52 PM The Sabertooth X79 and an i7 3820 are avaliable for about £480 The Sabertooth Z77 and an i7 2700k are avaliable for about £360 The Sabertooth Z77 and an i7 3570k are avaliable for about £310 If im predominantly using the build for 2560 x 1440 high res gaming, which should i got for? Will it be cheaper in the long run to go for the X79 board for future upgrades? More about : combo bEngineering July 30, 2012 3:16:17 PM also would the Z77 run with the i7 3820? nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:34:53 PM Well, for Intel Core i7-3820 Sandy Bridge-E 3.6GHz u need x79 only= LGA 2011. So the Z77 will not run with SB-E. Related resources Which CPU+MB combo is the best and worth the money? - Forum Which mobo and CPU combo? - Forum Which RAM combo is better for me? - Forum Which Combo Is Better !! - Forum which combo to go? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:35:36 PM Do u use multiple GPU's? If yes 3 or 4 x79 would be the way to go. nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:36:23 PM The The Sabertooth Z77 and an i7 3570k are avaliable for about £310 Would be the best choice for gaming with 1-2 GPU's. bEngineering July 30, 2012 3:46:20 PM sorry i mean an i5 3570k. Still the best option? nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:48:30 PM Yes. Games don't really use hyper trading, and that is all the difference. nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:49:02 PM How many GPU's are u using? bEngineering July 30, 2012 3:49:48 PM just one. Sapphire 7970 nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:50:34 PM Than 3570K is the answer : ) nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 3:50:58 PM Plus good cooling, so u can OC nicely : ) CORSAIR H100 (CWCH100) Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler HardOCP.com Editor’s Choice bEngineering July 30, 2012 3:58:36 PM There seems to be a lot of stuff, especially on English websites, sayings its loud and also it doesn't fit properly. Is something like this good enought for the cooling i need? http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B001X017G2/ref=... nikorr a b à CPUs July 30, 2012 4:01:44 PM Cool. Get the best CPU fan - Noctua NH-D14 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Noctua-NH-D14-Processor-cooler-... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhich gpu - cpu combo should i buy Forum SolvedNeed help deciding which OS would be best with APU / MOBO combo I have. Forum SolvedWhich MB to upgrade to from MSI G41M-P33 combo (need to keep 775 compatible/cpu & costs down) Forum SolvedWhich combo would you buy? Forum SolvedWhich Combo is Better? Forum SolvedWhich combo is better ? Forum SolvedWhich CPU/GPU combo is better? Forum SolvedWhich mobo+cpu combo should i get? Forum SolvedHow to make ddr3 1600mhz memory work on my Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Motherboard which only support 1333mhz??? Forum Solvedwhich is the better combo? Forum Solvedwhich one is the best combo Forum SolvedWhich Motherboard + Processor combo is better? Forum SolvedWhich motherboard and CPU combo should i choose? Forum SolvedWhich RAM with a APU & GPU combo Forum SolvedWhich combo is better? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !