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Windows 7: new build could do with abit of advice

12 Oct 2011   #1

windows 7 32BIT SP1
 
 
new build could do with abit of advice

hi guys/girls hoping to do a new build somethime with in the next few months and was looking at going to an I7 MB, GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1155 - GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 (rev. 1.0) this is the board i have in mind, but don't no if it's any good or not so would be very happy if some one, could help me and here is the cpu Intel® Core so please tell me if ther is anything, eles you need to no i will put the rest of the specs under here.


16GB crosair ram
120GB SSD
2x 2TB HDDs
2x lg blu ray burners

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12 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you check my specs, I have the same processor. I'm quite happy with it. I use only Intel or Gigabyte brand motherboards. There are other quality boards out there as well, but there's no denying that Gigabyte is a top brand as well.
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12 Oct 2011   #3

windows 7 32BIT SP1
 
 

well i only use GIGABYTE boards always have and was going to go to AMD, but ther is no nice GIGABYTE boards that do what i want them to do, so might as well stick with Intel and go with the i7 2600k but thanks for your reply.
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12 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

I'm satisfied with an Asus P8Z68-V Pro. Most reviewers seem to prefer Asus' UEFI implementation. (That's not a major consideration for me, but it's a feature.) I suggest waiting for the Gen3 version:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3

Also, I'm not sure of its release date, but if the timing is right you may wish to consider the I7-2700k. It may not be much faster than the 2600k, but the price difference may be small as well. I'd suggest waiting for the 22nm "Ivy Bridge" CPUs, but they may not be out until the second quarter of 2012 (April-June).
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12 Oct 2011   #5

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

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