GWBush said: Missed out on the $200 MC/Staples PM of the 4770K so this is merely a consolation prize though it's almost like pouring salt on the wound. Still, I need a new rig. I41&TYOP I heard someone mention that LGA2011 means a specific Motherboard is needed. Way beyond my scope, I just post the deals . If true, hopefully you take that in to consideration.
posted: Dec. 14, 2013 @ 2:29p
Good deal on CPU but price the LGA2011 boards.... Expensive and older technology.... Its what kept me from going with LGA2011 in the first place.
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posted: Dec. 14, 2013 @ 2:51p
I was wondering why the box looks different... Still, it can easily be returned.
posted: Dec. 14, 2013 @ 3:16p
If you're buying this, plan to spend another $250 on the motherboard. Not so encouraging.
posted: Dec. 14, 2013 @ 3:40p
was going to grab one until I realized I have all of 30 mobo's to choose from, no less than $230. slightly surpised this came out Q3 of 2013 and is still a 2011 socket
posted: Dec. 14, 2013 @ 8:04p
MeIsCheap said: was going to grab one until I realized I have all of 30 mobo's to choose from, no less than $230. slightly surpised this came out Q3 of 2013 and is still a 2011 socket The top end processors/chipsets lag the new stuff by 1 generation. Though its labeled as a 4th generation cpu(haswell) its really an Ivy Bridge. Either way its fast and worth the money for anyone that is going to max out 8 ram slots; 2011 MBs tend to be overengineered anyways(thus the $$$) so no need for Intel to update them.
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