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Would it be dumb if I got a new motherboard with Sata 6GB and USB 3.0. Or would it be better for me to just save for LGA 2011?
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It wouldn't be wise to upgrade for that.

The hype when that stuff was released was just that, HYPE.

I haven't even used those features on my board. I've read that people are better off with the Intel controller over the Marvel sata III controller for new SSD sata III drives.

Wait for the new chipset/socket imo.
    
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Wait. Unless you have any real pressing need/device that can benefit from USB3.
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post #4 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Wait. Unless you have any real pressing need/device that can benefit from USB3.
I don't own any that would utilize it... I am kind of wanting to do something with my rig for better experience... But if I do, do something I wont be able to upgrade to LGA 2011 or x79....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
I don't own any that would utilize it... I am kind of wanting to do something with my rig for better experience... But if I do, do something I wont be able to upgrade to LGA 2011 or x79....
"Better experience", how?

Anything you buy now, apart from perhaps an SR-2 setup, would not be an "upgrade" in performance rather a sidegrade.
Edited by Skripka - 5/10/11 at 8:44am
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post #6 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
"Better experience", how?

Anything you buy now, apart from perhaps an SR-2 setup, would not be an "upgrade" rather a sidegrade.
Well I am not really talking about motherboard anymore, I am just talking in general.... I just want it to be snappy and quiet, these fans are driving me nuts.
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post #7 of 8
buy an expansion card if you want them. theyre pretty cheap
     
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Get a new SSD if you have an itch to scratch
    
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