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the 580 is the best single card option at the moment. If you are happy to part with the $. it's worth it.
    
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Just get the 2500K and Z68 mobo with Gen3. And DDR3 memory with at least 1600 or better. If you plan on going SLI or XFire get either a 750 or 850 watt PSU. Have you spec'd out your rig yet on what you want and need?
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post #13 of 13
As wickedout said, I would get i5-2500k, gen 3 board, upgrade the i5-2500k to an IB either an i5 or i7 then, and upgrade to the next gen gpus at the same time.

Unless you are planning tri, you don't need a high end board. If you are going tri, get a gen 3 with NF200.
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 10/13/11 at 9:56pm
    
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