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That much AA is reduntant. YouD spend your money better on something other than an overkill GPU. Such as a good monitor, keyboard, mouse, headphones, HDD/SDD, etc. Why waste money on GPUs when you have more important stuff to spend money on? A major upgrade somewhere is a lot more fun than a minor GPU one.


Also, I laugh when people DEMAND 60FPS stable and never dropping below, yet say they are not interested in 120hz displays, nor believe that the human eye can see that much. I laugh out loud when people say that. It's just hypocrisy to act like that.
I don't want to seem like a jerk by saying how much my GPU cost me in here, but I did not dedicate too much money towards it, and it certainly was not a waste.

I agree that it is foolish to demand more than 60fps and not be interested in 120hz, or to say that fps above 60 is imperceptible, but of course I didn't demand above 60fps I just said that for me I would rather have ~50fps @ 16xQAA rather than locked at 60fps @ 8xAA.

Also I think it's really funny how similar our signature's are, in asking people to use their hardware for things (folding and whatpulse) LOL.
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I don't want to seem like a jerk by saying how much my GPU cost me in here, but I did not dedicate too much money towards it, and it certainly was not a waste.
I got two 5870s for free. Driver issues caused me to only be able to use one ): . Tried installing drivers for hours on end without success.

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but of course I didn't demand above 60fps I just said that for me I would rather have ~50fps @ 16xQAA rather than locked at 60fps @ 8xAA.
Yeah, of course thatS preference. But alatar was the one I was targeting, since he seems to act like most people here, 60FPS demanded, yet no 120hz plans. Such hypocrisy.

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Also I think it's really funny how similar our signature's are, in asking people to use their hardware for things (folding and whatpulse) LOL.
Yeah, though folding actually benefits something, whatpusle is just for fun.
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SSD will change your computing life.
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SSD will change your computing life.
^This

But, as for the GPUs, I think waiting for Kepler is best bet. You could upgrade to the 580s and think of selling them later but, why all the hassle? Wait and chill or end up buying now and watching new hardware come out two months later, kind of like that 4Dtv commercial with the 5G phone ;D

OR

Why not just get two 6990's?
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post #45 of 65
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Yeah, of course thatS preference. But alatar was the one I was targeting, since he seems to act like most people here, 60FPS demanded, yet no 120hz plans. Such hypocrisy.
Go through my answers, I remember saying that your FPS should be over your monitor's refresh rate.

If I didn't that's what I meant.
 
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Invest in a quality 30" monitor you'll never regret it.
Agreed. I've had my Dell 3007 WFP-HC for like... over 3 years now and any time I use someone's computer, I can't stand how small their monitor is. I love it despite there are much faster monitors for gaming.
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Let me know when you're interested in a pair of TFII 580's
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How about dont be stupid because Im sure there was a time when you didnt have money to blow and there is no reason not to be humble, thats why if you really do want to upgrade, sell your two video cards, Buy two gtx 480's for around $460-500, If really needed get a new raptor 600gig and be happy.
You spent around $700 and your computer is ready for anything for a while. SSD's and Gtx 580's are way overrated...I laugh at people with cheap monitors, GPU's, Cases, on-board soundcards, etc....That have expensive watercoolers and SSD's...I bet in 1 year SSD's will be way more affordable for a 120gig and much faster than what we have now.
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post #49 of 65
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How about dont be stupid because Im sure there was a time when you didnt have money to blow and there is no reason not to be humble, thats why if you really do want to upgrade, sell your two video cards, Buy two gtx 480's for around $460-500, If really needed get a new raptor 600gig and be happy.
You spent around $700 and your computer is ready for anything for a while. SSD's and Gtx 580's are way overrated...I laugh at people with cheap monitors, GPU's, Cases, on-board soundcards, etc....That have expensive watercoolers and SSD's...I bet in 1 year SSD's will be way more affordable for a 120gig and much faster than what we have now.
You laugh at people who get SSDs instead of good cases? :/

At least my "Good monitor >>> slight GPU upgrade" had some logic in it, the upgrade monitor part was a bigger upgrade than the slight GPU upgrade that's going to cost a lot more.


An SSD will benefit you a LOT more than a good case. The only benefits of a good case are

-Good ventilation
-Looks good
-Easier to remove / add parts.


What if I don't care about any of those? What if I don't want that 0.02ghz more out of my overclock? What if I don't care about what it looks like? Heck, I use a CRT because the picture is amazing, but the physical appearance is adequate, but not as nice as LCDs. You think I care about physical appearance?
What if I almost never add / remove anything from my system?

Having a good case would be completely useless in my case. I would much rather spend it on an SSD.
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And what the SSD is so amazing it saves you 20 seconds booting up. 5 seconds opening a program, 10 seconds loading a game? Good job you spent 100+ on 60gigs of space to save seconds of time....Heat kills computers, To say a case is not important is just plain stupid...

SSD's are still relatively new as a consumer product, If you have the money and the ignorance to always buy the latest and greatest then obviously you dont need overclock.net's help as you can just go to MicroCenter or newegg and pick up a $1000 CPU, 12 gigs of 2000mhz ram for $250-300 bucks and my setup which costs a fraction of that would do exactly the same thing...
Edited by SimplyTheBest - 5/27/11 at 2:00pm
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