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Will you be using RAID/SATA PCIe controller, or running CF/SLI configuration? If no to both answer PCIe 3.0 won't be helpful to you at least for a few more years.

true, i guess its up to the OP to decide if he wants or needs PCIe 3.0 smile.gif
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Will you be using RAID/SATA PCIe controller, or running CF/SLI configuration? If no to both answer PCIe 3.0 won't be helpful to you at least for a few more years.

my next card is going to be a 7970 or a 7990 and they are native pci-e 3.0

i plan on getting a crosshair IV so for sure i'll want pci-e 3 just wasnt sure if i shoulda upgrade i'll put my computer up for sale then thanks i'll upgrade to IB
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Ivy isnt really an insane increase in CPU Power like most PC enthusiasts would like. More of a Increase in the onboard GPU performance. I guess attractive to companies like HP, Dell etc... because that allows them to brag more about a faster GPU while its built into the CPU. Ivy isnt really anything to special in terms of massive performance increases. Heck intel is even allowing it to run on 1155. The only thing "cool" about it is the 22nm architecture. Personally i will wait untill after IVY to upgrade my CPU. And this sandy @ 4.5 GHZ is blazing fast and im very satisfied with the speed. I just need a GPU.
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yes but i have a i7 930 i dont even have sandy bridge
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