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    Spend more on cpu or mobo?

    for your use id go with 2600k and slightly cheaper mobo...what kind of o/clock you trying for? alot depends on what kind of o/clock your wanting to achieve....how cheap of a motherboard are you looking at? which ones....
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    Dead X58 motherboard... replace or other socket?

    yea if funds are slim an open box on newegg or a used x58 board on the forums would be the way to go..for 100.00 bucks you could be up and running..
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    Asus P8P67 Deluxe - No Video After Video Sleep

    bios issue most likely...had same issue with my dfi 1366 board until updated bios came out...
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    i7 3820 a better choice than i7 2700K?

    K models will most likely be easier to sell when you do decide to upgrade...2500k or 2600k ...alot of people on this forum will jump on a K model over the non K...
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    I need Mobo advice.

    A couple of things come to mind..do you need a 2600k vs 2500k? you need hyperthreading? why not look at the sabertooth with its 5yr warranty...also would a z68 chipset do you better for future upgrades..you look to be building a very nice system...
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    Northbridge heatsink question.

    first thing i always do when i buy a new mobo is fire it up on a table and if it posts the i remove all heatsinks and apply a known good paste on all of them...im a temp nut anyway snd hot running chips drive me nuts...since 1996 ive never had a board fail in my personal rig..i attribute this to...
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    Best Pick for X58 Motherboard

    gigabyte x58 oc board...a tank of a board..i want one so bad...maybe next month when x79 boards come out and prices drop a little more on x58 stuff..
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    Best Pick for X58 Motherboard

    asus sabertooth x58...a stellar board...
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    ASUS ROG Rampage IV Extreme X79

    love that board....now all i need is money...
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    GIGABYTE X79 Motherboard Spy Pics

    cant wait to see the price of these boards...i thought x58 was expensive when i built but i have a feeling these boards will be quite a bit more than x58......but performance will be astounding ill bet.. intel does things right...love my 1366 setup for now tho....
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    BIOS Update Fail (Help Needed)

    never flash in windows, never...lot of guys got paper weights after trying...ck ebay for a replacement..
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    CPU Overvoltage Error. New build, all stock. Ugh..

    id be asking for an RMA for that problem...got to be something wrong there with voltage control..can you oin out the vcore with a dvom?
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    LGA1366 Motherboard recommendations

    id have to agree on the msi big bang board especially with the sale price of 219.00 on newegg right now....its a steal and a great board also....myself if i were looking tonight id have to go for the msi big bang...heavy duty board for the money....
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    Mobo quick question

    no difference at stock..why the k version with no o/clock?
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    Best bang for the buck motherboard for an I7 2600k?

    ck out the asrock z68 boards...extreme 3 seems to be the best for the money...
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