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post #9611 of 12471
I'm thinking of updating my trooper with new MB and chip. I currently have an Intel chip. I've had tons of luck with Intel. Not so much with AMD. I'm thinking of giving AMD another try. Thoughts?
post #9612 of 12471
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Originally Posted by badkarma013 View Post

I'm thinking of updating my trooper with new MB and chip. I currently have an Intel chip. I've had tons of luck with Intel. Not so much with AMD. I'm thinking of giving AMD another try. Thoughts?

you have a 3820 atm? amd offers nothing that can compete with it really, the 8350 is a downgrade from it imo, the 9370/9590 are just overclocked 8350s and once again definitely not worth it.

If anything upgrade to a 4930k and keep your rampage iv extreme board.
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post #9613 of 12471
Thanks! I was thinking of upgrading my board to the new black edition. Thoughts?
post #9614 of 12471
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

you have a 3820 atm? amd offers nothing that can compete with it really, the 8350 is a downgrade from it imo, the 9370/9590 are just overclocked 8350s and once again definitely not worth it.

If anything upgrade to a 4930k and keep your rampage iv extreme board.

Thanks! I was thinking of upgrading to the new black edition. Thoughts? Also, thinking I might get a sound card. I play music via my PC also. Any thoughts there?
post #9615 of 12471
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Originally Posted by badkarma013 View Post

Thanks! I was thinking of upgrading to the new black edition. Thoughts? Also, thinking I might get a sound card. I play music via my PC also. Any thoughts there?

the black edition is supposed to be better for overclocking according to asus, but then again...they are trying to get as many sales as possible so it could just be BS. Maybe if you absolutely love how it looks then go for it, if that doesnt really matter stick with your original RIVE imo. I dont use dedicated sound cards so i have no opinion there tongue.gif
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post #9616 of 12471
And the trooper's gone!
It's was a blast but I wasn't using it anymore. I gave it to a friend who needed one but had no money.
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post #9617 of 12471

Any Trooper owners whom have a 780 ACX SC in their setup?


Edited by YounGMessiah - 11/22/13 at 11:27am
post #9618 of 12471
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Any Trooper owners whom have a 780 ACX SC in their setup?
I have two inside my trooper. Can I help you?
   
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post #9619 of 12471
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I have two inside my trooper. Can I help you?


How are the temperatures?  I only one though, so yeah..  Im asking because I have the Stryker, but the side panel for the Trooper seems more practical for the ACX SC.  Am I correct?  I would think with the ventilation the ACX SC probably is better in there, rather the Stryker.

post #9620 of 12471
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How are the temperatures?  I only one though, so yeah..  Im asking because I have the Stryker, but the side panel for the Trooper seems more practical for the ACX SC.  Am I correct?  I would think with the ventilation the ACX SC probably is better in there, rather the Stryker.
both my SCs are watercooled, but before that I have used them for a week with the acx on. Temps was great and top card was only few degrees above the one below.
   
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