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I was looking to upgrade for BF3. How does this sound?

I will keep my current board, unless there is a reason not to?

Upgrade to a 1090t. Upgrade to a 6870.

Sound bad? Anything you would change?
    
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is your 710 unlocked to a quad?
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Originally Posted by ffejrxx View Post
is your 710 unlocked to a quad?
I don't think I ever was able to get it stable as a quad. I can always try again.

So if I can, keep the 710 and get two of the 1TB hitachi drives and RAID 0 them?
    
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give it about 1.5v at stock clock and see if its stable

you might need to put a fan on your hdt if it gets too warm

if it unlocks and is stable around 3.3-3.4 dont bother upgrading the cpu yet, just get a 6950 or 6970
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Well I was going to get a Thuban, and a 6870, then give my gf the 6870 when the 7xxx come out and get a 7870(if they keep the naming scheme)
    
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