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Thought maybe some NF200 questions on P67 could be answered here http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...e,2910-17.html
     
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I, like CH Skyline, am also in a hole. Do I upgrade now, or wait? To me, my setup plays everything out right now, fine. I can hit 40 FPS on Crysis and that works.

Im really having a hard time rationalizing spending $1k just for a few frames. I guess, even while writing this, I've determined that its just best to wait until there is a large jump in performance/tech.

I understand that SB is faster, but its not by much. I can live with some lag every once in awhile for the time being.
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I, like CH Skyline, am also in a hole. Do I upgrade now, or wait? To me, my setup plays everything out right now, fine. I can hit 40 FPS on Crysis and that works.

Im really having a hard time rationalizing spending $1k just for a few frames. I guess, even while writing this, I've determined that its just best to wait until there is a large jump in performance/tech.

I understand that SB is faster, but its not by much. I can live with some lag every once in awhile for the time being.
You should wait. I got too excited and upgraded to SB and realized that I was doing just fine with Lynnfield (1156). I'm back on my 1156 now and waiting for the Z68. The funny thing is, I might not even buy it and just wait until next year. Being impatience sometimes can make you spend more $$$ than you should
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You should wait. I got too excited and upgraded to SB and relaized that I was doing just fine with Lynnfield (1156). I'm back on my 1156 now and waiting for the Z68. The funny thing is, I might not even buy it and just wait until next year. Being impatience sometimes can make you spend more $$$ than you should
While I totally agree with your advice for Moltar, I'm not in the same boat. My AMD cpu/mobo is just not near as fast as what I need. This has been proven and is a known fact. Thus my need to move now and not wait.
 
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While I totally agree with your advice for Moltar, I'm not in the same boat. My AMD cpu/mobo is just not near as fast as what I need. This has been proven and is a known fact. Thus my need to move now and not wait.
What do you use your rig for?
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Why are people saying Ivy bridge is the step up from X58...

SB-E is what you want to be aiming for on the X78 chipset.
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What do you use your rig for?
Gaming mostly and occasional (not that often) video encoding. On any benchmark thread that I've participated in, though, my results are as if I was only using two cards. My cpu isn't giving enough info to my cards fast enough.
 
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Well... I think I've got it narrowed down to the Asus Maximus IV Extreme and an i7 2500K. The Asus is full of great features as well as the NF200 for Tri-SLi, plus it looks quite sexy.

I'll most likely order them tomorrow morning.

I'll be reviewing this thread tonight and tomorrow before I order, so if there are any last thoughts or ideas, please post them!
 
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Hey you forgot gigabyte p67a-ud7 it work's in single gpu x16 dual x16/x16 and triple 16x/8x/x8 it is awesome mobo my friend has it.
    
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Hey you forgot gigabyte p67a-ud7 it work's in single gpu x16 dual x16/x16 and triple 16x/8x/x8 it is awesome mobo my friend has it.
but gigabyte p67 ud7 costs $330 where as an x58 mobo like asus p6x58d-e/gigabyte x58a ud3r which can do tri sli costs $200,
so if anyone wants to go for tri-sli x58 socket is the best option,
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