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I just sent in the order to newegg for some parts to stave me off until x79 and lga 2011 prices come down to a reasonable level. At that time i'll be upgrading the main 3 components, and considering an SSD for OS+Games.

1 x Creative 70SB088000004 7.1 Channels PCI Express 1x Interface PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium
1 x TP-LINK TL-WN722N USB 2.0 High Gain Wireless Adapter
1 x EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1572-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
1 x Logitech S-220 17 Watts 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System - OEM

Speakers are for another computer, wireless card is for my server(whose built in NIC blew on me). The other two little gems are going in my sig rig. Can barely wait for them to arrive

After LGA 2011 arrives, i'll be updating the rest of the rig (hopefully), if the bank account approves. Is anyone else anxiously awaiting the new socket and new generation of i7's? Anyone think the bottlenecking will be too severe with this combo of 570 and q6600? I plan on fixing up my case and possibly lapping my tuniq tower, and Q6600 in the future. Also, anyone have any experience with that sound card and 64 ohm headphones? IIRC, that one has an amp in it.

I also plan on flashing my bios to the latest version, why? Because i can. Im also hoping it will help with overclocking. I've never seriously stuck to it and tried with this q6600, but im sure its capable, it ran at 3.6 for a while without upping anything other than the vCore. Im sure if i keep tweaking it, it'll stay at 3.6+ stable.

After dealing with this super heated 4890 (a bottom of the barrel utter piece of **** cheapo offering from xfx), and the buggy drivers from ati compounding the issues, and surprisingly poor CF scaling and even MORE heat problems, im happy to finally be switching back over to the green team. Anyone else have problems like these?

Sorry if this post is a hodgepodge, but i think i placed it in the right section. Sorry in advance if i missed a general section, im new here. =)
Edited by L1ght - 7/24/11 at 5:00pm
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Q6600 3ghz w/ Tuniq Tower Lapped Rampage Formula EVGA GTX 570 SC 8 GB Gskill DDR2 @ 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD6400AALS in RAID0 2 DVD Burners Windows 7 x64 24" Samsung 1920x1200 
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Logitech G11 PCP&P Silencer 750 watt Antec 1200 rev 1 Logitech G5 
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