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Pre ordered nzxt hue changer. Anyone else preorder it?
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

But by the time IB E comes out next year, there'll be a new MOBO / chipset to go with it, lol
Go with the hex core, you know you won't sleep well if you don't.
Darlene

According to leaks, IB-E is going to run on 2011 too! So it's quite likely that X79 will be backwards compatible, which is a good thing.

Not that it matters for you, I'm sure you'll be getting the new xXX chipset for it (;
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I don't know if this has been posted, but I was just at Microcenter yesterday and they currently have the Switch 810 for $119! Fantastic deal IMHO.

Oh man I wish we had those here in Canada. I paid $189 plus shipping for my Matte Black SE.
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But by the time IB E comes out next year, there'll be a new MOBO / chipset to go with it, lol
Go with the hex core, you know you won't sleep well if you don't.
Darlene

He he, I'm 1 step closer to sleeping -

Just ordered a X79 Rampage IV Extreme LGA 2011 X79 at micro center for $382.99 (open box), It stated it is complete. so will take a look once I get there to pick it up. People like me change their mind, and return the stuff so that people like me can get a good deal. I picked my phantom as an open box at MC for 89.99 last year and the only thing that was opened was the box the case had not been touched at all.
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The 2600K is fine in the Extreme, for the relatively few bucks more, the 2700K may or may not give a slight OC edge, no guarantees on that that, one way or the other.
Building a 2011 build is a notable jump in cost, but for gaming, offers little or no commensurate improvement. . . . Perhaps with the possible exception of ultra hi-res multi screen eyefinity like (immersive) setups.
The 3820 offers virtually nothing over a 2600K / 2700K setup; all being quad cores with hyperthreading.
The 3930 is the best 2011 bang for the buck, but games are generally not going to be making use of its 6 cores any day real soon.
Now here's your real dilema:
You already have a hi-end Sandy Bridge build in RadioActive, do you want another one, maybe a little better, or are you up for the challenge of the ultimate 2011 build in the bigger more water cooling friendly, Switch.
That's where I was personally when I started planning this current build a few months back, I had hi-end SB builds, Z68's, and had to decide if Z77 had enough to tempt me again, or if it was time to throw caution and cash to the wind and go 2011.
Ultimately, the RIVE, a 3930K, and 32GB of dominator won out.
Darlene

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Maybe this'll push ya over the edge on the 3930 biggrin.gif
Quote from the Guru3D review of the GTX690:
Please do keep in mind that a card needs an appropriate PC. Processor wise we'd recommend something like the Core i5 2500 for starters, the Ivy Bridge 3570/3770 would be great and come with PCIe Gen 3.0 compatibility. For benchmarking but best suited would be Sandy Bridge-E -- a X79 platform with a six-core Core i7 3960X or something close.
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-690-review/26
Darlene

this post will be the reason i go with a 3930K build than a 3820. Darlene, i have a question, would you prefer 3820 and custom loop or 3930K with a H100? that is the position i am in now, thanks already for the answers. also, details at my sig, if you want to know the rest as well.
 
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get the 3930 with an aftermarket air cooler ( hyper 212 + ) or something for now and get a custom loop later
    
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get the 3930 with an aftermarket air cooler ( hyper 212 + ) or something for now and get a custom loop later

What about this kit then as it does have a really good block and a rad. - http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16894/ex-wat-222/XSPC_Raystorm_750_RX360_Extreme_Universal_CPU_Water_Cooling_Kit_w_Free_Kill_Coil.html?tl=g30c321s1310&id=kcrQ88rJ&mv_pc=4198 To go with the 3930
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What about this kit then as it does have a really good block and a rad. - http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16894/ex-wat-222/XSPC_Raystorm_750_RX360_Extreme_Universal_CPU_Water_Cooling_Kit_w_Free_Kill_Coil.html?tl=g30c321s1310&id=kcrQ88rJ&mv_pc=4198 To go with the 3930

cant, exceeds budget. would love a custom loop with a 3930K tho.
 
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