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Old 05-17-2011, 07:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: new build i'm thinking about

Originally Posted by Squirtis View Post
The only reason i was gonna get the OC 570 is cuz it was discounted and the same price as the non OCed one. So that i5 chip performs faster than the i7? That seems strange. What speed ram? DDR3 1600? I will certainly consider your suggestions. Thanks.
Yes, the 2500K will outrun the i7.

The board I posted runs 1600 natively so go with that.

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