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with my set up on my sig would it be worth to upgrade the rig to a i7 2600k cpu and motherboard? or wait till next year ?
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post #2 of 22
IMO just wait. Thats a pretty nice setup you have already.
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Yeah, you've got a great rig! You could do something fun like use that money for water cooling or something else crazy!

EDIT: I see you've already got the watercooling on lockdown, i think it might be time to get a monitor that will actually use your graphics cards to their potential!

EDIT EDIT: OH snap you don't have a solid state disk yet? Grab a nice 60GB one and watch your system fly!
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Yeah, you've got a great rig! You could do something fun like use that money for water cooling or something else crazy!
He's got a CPU block listed, so it looks like he's already on water.

OP, I'd leave it as-is. Wait for the next round.
     
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Yeah, you've got a great rig! You could do something fun like use that money for water cooling or something else crazy!
lol cool, i already have a liquid cooling system, i been thinking a 6 core upgrade as well.
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lol cool, i already have a liquid cooling system, i been thinking a 6 core upgrade as well.
it seems you have everything but an SSD should get one, then you'll have everything!!
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post #7 of 22
Getting a hexa-core is useless unless you do a lot of video editing and 3D rendering. The things I'd upgrade is getting an SSD and, if you need the space, a storage drive (something like a Spinpoint F4 2TB).

For the main components wait until next year and see what that has to offer. You already have a lot of computing power as-is.
    
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post #8 of 22
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with my set up on my sig would it be worth to upgrade the rig to a i7 2600k cpu and motherboard? or wait till next year ?
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lol cool, i already have a liquid cooling system, i been thinking a 6 core upgrade as well.
It sounds like "you want to upgrade"

So yeah, get the 2600K and make it scream
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post #9 of 22
Keep everything and wait for Ivy Bridge, but add an SSD now.
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I would wait for Ivy Bridge and get a nice ssd or 2 and put them in raid. What you are thinking is not really a big upgrade, its more like side stepping to something that is a little newer. I would wait, and jump on a nice SSD or 2
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