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post #1 of 57
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Ill make this plain and simple.

Wich is better?

GTX 580 2 SLI
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...&Sku=I69-2600K
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...076&CatId=6975

Radeon 6970 2 Crossfire
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo1308191&CatId=7339
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...836&CatId=7244
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post #2 of 57

The SLi 580s are better than CF 6970s but are much more expensive.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/298?vs=308

The 2600k is way better than the FX-8150 overall.The FX-8150 often loses to the 2500k also. If you are looking to build a gaming rig, go for a 2500k. The 2600k isn't necessary for gaming. The 2500k is more than enough for that. The 8150 is only better in select situations.

Look at any of the reviews.
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...ws-thread.html
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the 580 sli with 2600K
    
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post #4 of 57
If you want to save some Cash go with 2500k and CF 6970 almost same performance, you wont notice any difference gaming wise and it saves you around 200-300 bucks
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/308?vs=298
1000$ against 600-700 price performance cant be justify go with the 6970s
post #5 of 57
depends on how insane your ADD for maximum game is lol
the fps will be unnoticiable from 65 fps to 70 haha so in the end save yourself some money take a nice girl out

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post #6 of 57
i don't know how reliable is this review . . .

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/298?vs=308
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post #7 of 57
No budget? SLI 580's and grab an i5-2500K.

Budget? CF 6970's and grab an i5-2500K.

Avoid BD like herpes, the minute I saw the official benches I switched from my PII X4 955 BE to my current sig rig
post #8 of 57
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Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post
No budget? SLI 580's and grab an i5-2500K.

Budget? CF 6970's and grab an i5-2500K.

Avoid BD like herpes, the minute I saw the official benches I switched from my PII X4 955 BE to my current sig rig
Lmao.

And go for the 580's if you have the money, they are far better.
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post #9 of 57
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Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post
No budget? SLI 580's and grab an i5-2500K.

Budget? CF 6970's and grab an i5-2500K.

Avoid BD like herpes, the minute I saw the official benches I switched from my PII X4 955 BE to my current sig rig
Lol

I don't even wait to see those benches. Jumped right into the i7 2600k :">
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post #10 of 57
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No budget? SLI 580's and grab an i5-2500K.

Budget? CF 6970's and grab an i5-2500K.

Avoid BD like herpes, the minute I saw the official benches I switched from my PII X4 955 BE to my current sig rig
for no budget why not a 2600k? =)
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