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post #11 of 17
imo sell the 980x machine...
because of these reasons:

1) most users,even gamers dont make use of 6 cores....i7 860 is powerful enough to handle anything out there....

2)ur electricity bill will also be reduced with i7 870 as it 95 watt tdp....

3) its better to invest in a gud car than in a pc...coz the car is gonna go a long way...but a pc would be changed in 2-3 years at the most....

4)u can also buy another used hd5850 and cfx with ur i7 rig by selling the 980x rig and u will still have some cash to put forward to ur car purchase....

hope this helps.....smile.gif
post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13339837 
The one with the Asus motherboard.

I see what you did there.
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post #13 of 17
If you want more money...sell the 980x machine...If you want to keep the power....keep the 980x machine....

Its all about what you want/need more.
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post #14 of 17
Take the best of both rigs and smash them together and sell the other stuff.
    
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post #15 of 17
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still undecisive
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post #16 of 17
Sell the first rig and keep the second one. Or you can give me the i7 980x and I will give you a more manageable cpu like the i7 950 brand new. smile.gif))
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post #17 of 17
Only reason I'd keep the 980x was power. It will be your go-to CPU for years and years. But you'll get more out of it, and face it, in most cases, a 2600k system will match it. For much cheaper. Your call smile.gif I wouldn't be able to make a decision like this, be too hard.
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