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sold my 980x? got a 990x now? do i keep?

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just want some thoughts about this.. sold my used 980x, and managed to get a 990x brand new sealed for under the amount i sold the 980x.. I guess i got lucky currently using i7 920 @ 4ghz... what do i dooooo..im thinking sell?
i feel like keeping.. but..if i kept id want the rest of my pc to be extreme, which it isnt without spending £2k
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post #2 of 8
Wait until Bulldozer comes out, and sell your i7 920/Rampage 2 Extreme/990x and get either a Sandy build or a Bulldozer build, depending on what ends up being best.

Sink the left over cash into a new video card (or two.)
?????
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post #3 of 8
Maybe sell the 990x... 1366 is going to die later this year due to Ivy and SB-E.
With the approx 1k you get from the 990x, get yourself a killer SB. What will u use the machine for?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post
Wait until Bulldozer comes out, and sell your i7 920/Rampage 2 Extreme/990x and get either a Sandy build or a Bulldozer build, depending on what ends up being best.

Sink the left over cash into a new video card (or two.)
?????
Profit.
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post #5 of 8
If you have a use for six cores, keep it.... if not then sell and wait for Bulldozer.
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post #6 of 8
I'd say when BD comes out sell your pc's parts and then get a new rig.
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post #7 of 8
wait till BD comes out, then check benchmarks and comparisons, if its worth it, sell your current rig and the 990X and get the best offering from BD
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sounds good, I have a backup rig(775 qx6850) so i could sell my rig now
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