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I can only find the 5850's at around $150-180 and the 6950 2gb is only 232 with MIR on newegg. This sort of tips the scales in the 6950's direction, because I could do a Xfire next year/when I have money with the 6950's and have really great performance. Also, I would have to replace, not add on to the 5850 setup.....but I'm not sure if the performance benefits render that point irrelevant.

ps. these are the 6950's I'm looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-928-_-Product
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6950
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First -newer card, pretty good price on the 6950-and like you said exactly you can cf them at a later date and be ahead of the tech game over the ageing 5850,s-even though i,m very happy with mine. Plus you can flash the 6950 to a 6970. If you can get newer tech that is worth it-you should, plain and simple.
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136758

Well I personally like this better - its pry cheaper than a stupid Seagate.
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Thanks! I might still go for a 750W psu though, because I don't want to be short on power if I'm going to CF 6950's and maybe overclock my Phenom
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Yes that card i think would be a good choice-i like saphire and asus, but befor you push the buy button-now go read some reveiws on how it compared to others-i always do befor i buy-so i have an idea what i,m buying-and even some times i still buy something even with out the best reveiw, just becuz it apeals too me and i have good feelings about it.
    
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Do the 750 if your even thinking about-yes lesser psu will be ok-but i have desided-i dont care any more-750 is the lowest i will get-and make sure you dont cheap out-remember the psu is the life blood of your system. Try new egg and compare-you can also go to pricewatch.com and compare even more.
    
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Originally Posted by theamdman View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136758

Well I personally like this better - its pry cheaper than a stupid Seagate.
I have a couple of reservations about those.
1. It's refurb
2. Is meant more for storage than to be a main drive
3. I would rather purchase all new and slightly future-proof components
Those look like good drives though, but they are only like $25 less than the Samsungs, and only $15 less than the Seagates. Help me out please!!!!!

Also, there is this :l http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136496
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Do the 750 if your even thinking about-yes lesser psu will be ok-but i have desided-i dont care any more-750 is the lowest i will get-and make sure you dont cheap out-remember the psu is the life blood of your system. Try new egg and compare-you can also go to pricewatch.com and compare even more.
Yeah, I think it will be the originial corsair one, from the OP. (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139021)
Also, do you have a preffered hard drive? I will probably be getting two......
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Thats a very good buy and psu, i like my wd blacks, there fast-quiet and i have had no probs with them at all. 7200-6gb

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Theses are the ones i have been useing-love em, 89.00 at new egg or the 1.5t is 119.00
    
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