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Old August 5, 2011, 12:07 PM
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What do you think? Comes to $483 with tax from ncix. I plan to eventually buy a 2nd 460 sometime in the fall.

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Old August 5, 2011, 12:21 PM
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i say sell the lot of parts you already got fast,then buy the 2500k. which is a good choice,indeed.

step up the gpu scale as well.
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Old August 5, 2011, 12:44 PM
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Other than the choice of MB vendors you have (MSI) I would do it, I am sure it will net you good performance gains,

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Other than the choice of MB vendors you have (MSI) I would do it, I am sure it will net you good performance gains,

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what's wrong with the msi? it has some solid reviews.

I just changed it to the MSI P67A-GD55. I may be able to squeeze out some extra cash for the Asus P8P67 Pro but it's nearly $40 more.
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why not look at the z68-ud4 from giga? its in special,once again. grab it!!!
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what's wrong with the msi? it has some solid reviews...
It used to have bad customer support. I'm pretty sure they're improving/they've improved though.
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