Thread: build questions
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Old 02-01-12, 04:25 PM   #9
ViN86
 
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Default Re: build questions

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Originally Posted by Maverick123w View Post
TBH I think you're wasting some money with the build. Vin is right the extreme edition is not worth it at all.

Why not go sandybridge with a 2500k/2600k? You're getting 0 performance increase with that chip, and until consoles come out that are sporting 6 core chips I doubt you will in the time that you own the chip.

Also why the H60 instead of the 80/100 on such an intense rig?

You could cut that chip, and board, and get a damn good sandy bridge WITH a 7970 and blow your current rig outta the water, or get a second 480 for sli.
Yes that's a good option. Apparently, Ivy Bridge E (also LGA 2011) will be a monster, but that's months away. In terms of bang for your buck, can't go wrong with a 2600K. Like Maverick said, that may save you enough to buy a second 7970 now.
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