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Old 10-16-13, 02:23 AM   #65
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Default Re: Post Your Rig 2013 Edition

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Originally Posted by slaWter View Post
Here's the result of my Haswell upgrade. A full upgrade at the cost of the CPU I replaced
This time the chipset was more important than the CPU for me, therefore Haswell > Ivy Bridge E.








Resulted in quite a nice MIN FPS gain in iRacing so I'm happy

I'm probably going to use the old 980X/X58 system as a dedicated Oculus Rift setup. Using the Rift on the Surround Screen system is a hassle. Just need to find a cheap but decent GPU.
Man that Noctua cooler is HUGE!! I knew they were big but after seeing your pics I am blown away with how huge they are. Are they hard to install? and do they weigh much?
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