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Old 06-27-11, 10:22 AM   #52
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Default Re: debating a second gtx 590 or two gtx 580 3gb's

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Originally Posted by Roadhog View Post
You're really missing the point. He has a 990 chipset, which means he can get bulldozer when it is out with all the features. Why would you compare the scaling of an old cpu vs a brand new one? Of course the old one is going to be slower.

Should he ditch his cpu and mobo and waste money on a 2500k+ and mobo, or stick with what he has, deal with the few fps less, and get just a cpu when bulldozer is out.

What you are looking at isn't a difference in scaling, it is just a faster cpu.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288
Roadhog, I couldn't have said it better myself. I am still kicking myself for not getting the ud7 mb though.
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