budget x99 build

Got offered a x99 Krait Mobo cheap. thought what the hell. So now my question is whats the best budget bang4£ cpu I can put in this puppy? Xeon maybe? What are your thought crew

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  • ddr4 defeats budget
  • I saw boards used going for $100, the board prices imo were never really the problem. The CPU i'd want to get with one of those is the E5-1650v3 for overclocking (or its i7 bretheren if it was cheaper, which it usually isnt). But they are still expensive, and so is DDR4. 

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  • Tech_0neTech_0ne Posts: 304
    5820k maybe? Like has been said above the DDR4 and CPU cost kinda kills the cheapness of the mobos. Maybe soon there will be a flourish of ex server Xeons hitting the market??? Might be worth hanging on to the board and see what happens.

    How about this E5-1650v3? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Intel-Xeon-E5-1650-V3-ES-QEZ0-3-3Ghz-6-Core-15MB-Max-Turbo-3-6Ghz-135W-Processor/401439606372?hash=item5d77aa4664:g:~-kAAOSwP4FaBdNZ



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