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Hold on to your 980x and go with this motherboard.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131726&cm_re=rampage_iii_black_edition-_-13-131-726-_-Product

This board along with the 980x and the vertex 3 make for a terrific group. band.gif

I'm not sure I could afford that tongue.gif Do the R3F and Vertex 3 go well together?
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Hold on to your 980x and go with this motherboard.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-726-_-Product

This board along with the 980x and the vertex 3 make for a terrific group.

Whats so good about that motherboard that it warrants a $600 price tag? It costs more than an SR-2 board...
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Whats so good about that motherboard that it warrants a $600 price tag? It costs more than an SR-2 board...
Yeah, people seem to have problems with it too.
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I still want the 6970 for some editing before i get a 580.

Check this mobo, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-497-_-Product .
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I still want the 6970 for some editing before i get a 580.

Check this mobo, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-497-_-Product .
Oh okay, PM me for an offer.

And that mobo looks awesome, but in order to afford it I have to change something else..

Anyone want the iMac?
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I'm not sure I could afford that Do the R3F and Vertex 3 go well together?
NO!
The RF3 has a Marvell 9128 controller for SATA3. You'll never be able to run that Vertex3 up to full speed. I gave up on SATA3 with my Vertex3 because the controller is such a piece of %#@! Even the Rampage III Black edition which uses the Marvell 9182 controller has problems and I've heard people still can't get their Vertex3 up to full speed.
Your better off with a P67 based board or do what I'm doing.
Waiting!
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I'm still just thinking... I have a lot to think about here...
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unless you seriously only encode like 24/7, 2600K would probably be a better route to take
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Hmmm. In order to choose what I'm buying, I need to think about what I'm keeping as far as my pc rig, how much the rest of the parts I'm selling, but especially how much this iMac 27" i7 is. That will make this so much easier.

The iMac will include all original packaging, it's in excellent condition, and it will include the bluetooth magic mouse and keyboard.

I bought it for $2200, so I think $1500 is pretty reasonable. Thoughts?
Edited by Electric - 5/30/11 at 8:33pm
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post #30 of 78
Macs seem to retain value pretty well.

I think $1500 would be pretty reasonable.

They seem to go for about $1800 on fleabay
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