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Doesn't matter anymore I think he made his decision, since he changed the 9xx to a 970 in his signature. O.o
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Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Doesn't matter anymore I think he made his decision
doesnt make anything i said less true

2600k and sr2 are the kings of ppd/watt & ppd/$ ... sr2 just requires a much bigger initial investment

why do you think amd sli guru has 5 2600k's LOL

hopefully bulldozer will be just as, if not more, efficient
Edited by koven - 5/5/11 at 11:00pm
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Doesn't matter anymore I think he made his decision, since he changed the 9xx to a 970 in his signature. O.o
Wait what? I havent replied due to class ending and I went home to make dinner. I didnt change anything.

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doesnt make anything i said less true

2600k and sr2 are the kings of ppd/watt & ppd/$ ... sr2 just requires a much bigger initial investment

why do you think amd sli guru has 5 2600k's LOL

hopefully bulldozer will be just as, if not more, efficient
Koven all your points have given me alot to think about. Why can't buying computer parts just be easy. I love my 970, I bet the price will be around the same this time around and x58 mobos can be had on the cheap.

Whats the best bang for my buck with 1155?

There's alot of pros and cons each way. Power and heat are key factors (power not so much unless it's at home). I'll have free power again at work around the end of Q3 or mid Q4 this year.
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Wait what? I havent replied due to class ending and I went home to make dinner. I didnt change anything.



Koven all your points have given me alot to think about. Why can't buying computer parts just be easy. I love my 970, I bet the price will be around the same this time around and x58 mobos can be had on the cheap.

Whats the best bang for my buck with 1155?

There's alot of pros and cons each way. Power and heat are key factors (power not so much unless it's at home). I'll have free power again at work around the end of Q3 or mid Q4 this year.
Well, if you have periods of free power, I'd say go with the hex core. It really is a tough decision though. One advantage to going sandy bridge is the resale value will likely be higher, between that, and the savings in your power bill, it's a lot cheaper, enough so that you could likely pick up another graphics card to fold on with the difference.
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Wait what? I havent replied due to class ending and I went home to make dinner. I didnt change anything.
I thought you were just upgrading and since you had already had a 970 in your signature you had made a choice.

In that case go with SB...
No point in me repeating what Koven said.

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doesnt make anything i said less true
Not once did I say you were wrong, but I thought sniper was just switching out to a 970 on his sig rig.
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post #26 of 36
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I thought you were just upgrading and since you had already had a 970 in your signature you had made a choice.

In that case go with SB...
No point in me repeating what Koven said.



Not once did I say you were wrong, but I thought sniper was just switching out to a 970 on his sig rig.
I have my 970 from the winter sale. I wanted to know if it was worth picking up another 970 for a dedicated rig or a 2600k. I could go either way at this point.
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Pick up the 2600k for your main rig and use your 970 in the dedicated folding rig.
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Pick up the 2600k for your main rig and use your 970 in the dedicated folding rig.
And thats another option I thought of.

Too many options haha.
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Pick up the 2600k for your main rig and use your 970 in the dedicated folding rig.
pretty good idea right here either way, you should pick up that IRE 970, you can sell it for $450-500...

as for bang for buck 1155's, asrock ftw
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pretty good idea right here

as for bang for buck 1155's, asrock ftw

Those 2500k/2600k's make excellent dedicated folders for their price, and when IB and BD come out,m I would expect to see some minor price cuts. Even better, if you already have a dedicated folder, join the Chimp Challenge!! We could use the help!!!

 
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