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Standard User _fruit_loop_
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 18-Jul-11 19:42:07
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Time to upgrade


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I'm going to upgrade my system in the next week or so, what do you lot thnk?

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Standard User Pipexer
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 18-Jul-11 19:53:55
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what do you lot thnk?

You have too much money? smile

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Standard User 12eason
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 18-Jul-11 21:04:22
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> Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2 CPU Cooler

Nope.


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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Thu 28-Jul-11 23:08:22
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Nah, i don't like Intel

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Standard User lenaspell
(committed) Thu 04-Aug-11 21:23:30
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Nah, i don't like Intel


Each to their own

Am very happy with my Intel i5 2500K processor smile

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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sat 06-Aug-11 10:07:14
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Nah, i don't like Intel


Each to their own

Am very happy with my Intel i5 2500K processor smile
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True, mind you the way things are going at the moment I am starting not to like any computer [smile]

i have a strange problem that I think is the hard drive, updated the thing and I thought that sorted it, but still gettng the same problem.

Decided to go mad and buy a SSD a 120GB corsair one.

i got a Monentus XT drive at the moment, it was the first seagte drive I have used for years and it will be the last one, I knew I should never have gone for seagate again.


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Standard User acpsd775
(committed) Sat 06-Aug-11 10:50:41
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youll be happy with that we've got similar specs ive got the i5 2500 dident bother spending the extra on the K because i dont ever over clock i mean cumon who needs more than 3.30GHz anyway with a 3.70GHz turbo boost lol, plus the turbo boost can be manipulated to 5GHz on stock cooler if needed for some strange reason even on the normal 2500.

ive also got the Asus P8H67-m Pro the only majour diff between that and the Asus P8P67 LE is that mine has the use of the sandy bridge GPU were as yours wont but youve chose the ATI card so thats wont matter anyway. I can honestly say you shouldn't have any probs with that either good choice.

Im not an ATI fan my self ive always had intel/nvidia combos but as others say each to there own saving up for a new card my self i reused the 8800GTS and it slows things down a tad the intel 2000 built into the sandy bridge seams to proform a lot better lol but it takes ram so i stick with the 8800GTS for now lol.

i only went for a 250GB sata 3 HDD because ive also got an SSD and already had a 1TB drive anyway but i will say u do notice a speed increase although nothing near 6Gb/s its more around the 4.5 for me.

bottom line go for it i think you will be pleased with the end product laughlaugh

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