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Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 07:57 PM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

The ASRock board I mentioned is better.

ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157330)
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 07:01 PM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

The 3570k will have more resale value than both the 3330 and 8350. With it, you will need a Z77 board which is going to cost you around 110.

I recommend the ASRock Extreme 3 Z77. Cheap good board...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 06:50 PM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

Depends on if you want an upgrade path or not. If you plan on keeping the CPU for say, 5 years, then just grab the AMD. If you think you'll have a job or get some Christmas/birthday money or whatever...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 06:45 PM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

If you're gaming both the i5 3330 and FX8350 will last quite a while. The #1 thing that should get upgraded within the next 3 years will be the GPU. If you go with the i5, just get a B75 board...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 03:25 PM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

Is his key unused? If it's a legit copy and the key has been used you can't run it on your rig and his.

Without a HDD, you can fit a 660ti. With the HDD, 660.

If you get an i5 3330 and B75...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

Intel motherboards have practically all the same features from the 50 dollar ones to the 400 dollar ones (minus enthusiast options). The thing is, cycles per clock is where it's at for games. That is...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-19-2013, 02:14 PM
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Views: 491
Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Is this processor compatible with this motherboard?

Yes they are compatible, but if you have that kind of cash to spend I suggest going with the 3570k instead. Matter a fact, why don't you lay a budget down so we can get you a build going to make sure...
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