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#1
Well im pretty sure im giong to go i5 so i want to know what you think of this board
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http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0307440
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0317379
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0317214



I have a friend that can run across to detroit and pick the parts up for me. With exhange its around now with diff board and ram 462.00CA. The parts here at local stores are cpu 250, board 130 and ram 115then with tax its almost 570bucks lol, So what do u think?


Thanks Boneface
 
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He can't... he's in Canada... a friends just crossing the border to get him the goods
 
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The link that Fits posted has a pair for $80 shipped so i would get those if he cant.

also he can go to http://www.newegg.ca/
 
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after Shipping&handling and tax, from the egg it costs ~110$... I guess buying used would be a pretty good thing if he's comfortable with that though
 

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i would also go with gskill ripjaws i love mine:)
 
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Well i dont really have patience to wait for stuff, so thats y im not shopping online and just pikcing up, im trying to go as cheap as i can but still be a decent system. Now if i decide not to go i5, im deff getting this q9550 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0299412

Going this way i dont want to spend more then 350 on the chip and the board so whats a good OC board for about 150 doesnt have to be from that site, just need to know which is good for that price
I will deff get one setup or the other, Comes down to how much i could sell my board, cpu and ram for lol after ive bought one or the other setups lol

Thanks again
 
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No one? lol
 
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Well i talked him down to 260 was at 290 originally so ill be picking up today...lol well it was at 290
 
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i have the board you posted at the top the UD3 and its a great mobo overclocks great so far i have not really seen any diff in overclocking i can get min just as high as the high end mobos no problem
 
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i have the board you posted at the top the UD3 and its a great mobo overclocks great so far i have not really seen any diff in overclocking i can get min just as high as the high end mobos no problem
Cool, im jsut waiting for a price from my local store for the board


Edit ok they dont carry GB only asus and Msi. What do you guys suggest? Looks like they will take my p5k, e8400 and 4gigs ram for trade in. So one thats not too epensive but not crap and will OC. This is what i ve found
This MSI http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicati...?EdpNo=5083743&csid=ITD&body=MAIN#detailspecs
ASUS http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=43123&vpn=P7P55D&manufacture=ASUS
 
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I don’t know anything about that MSI board. A guy I work with only buys MSI, swears by it. I typically purchase gigabyte, asus, or evga for clients. Can’t go wrong with that asus board.
 
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Well they said there supplier is backordered on msi p55 boards and doesnt know when they will be in, so that out of the question. Unless i sell my current board, ram and cpu ill have to settle for something a little cheaper i guess. Put them for sale for 200 for all three.
 
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Well its looking like this is what ill be getting, ordered 5mins ago http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=e7Zic83PvQSr80Lm&templete=2 and some ramsinks for mosfets. All straight trade for my board, cpu, ram. its all they had or would trade evenly lol. they said they dont deal with GB anymore because their customer service is bad.
 
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Well i went to pic up cpu/ram and the ahole decided to keep it, after i ordered the damn board
 
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Finaly got it all together today. Ended up with the asus p7p55d, 2x2gigs OCZ DDR3 1333 plat. cause they didnt have the Pny i wanted and of course the i5 750
 

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