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I basically agree with you, but don't be so quick to dismiss Lucid MVP. If this thing works as advertised, its going to make a dramatic change in how gamers approach buying GPUs. I have a P67 with a 2600K, so IB and Z77 don't really excite me very much as I'd only see marginal increases by upgrading. However, I am watching that MVP very closely as it is the one (probably only thing) thing that could cause me to move to a Z77 board.

Don't forget the promises of revolutionary change and amazingness that came with Lucid Hydra. I take every claim that comes from Lucid Logix regarding the revolutionary nature of their products with a massive grain of salt. They definitely are innovative and are taking a new approach to the way things are done in computing, something that is sorely needed, but they don't always deliver what they promise. I hope that MVP is as good as claimed, but I'm hesitant.
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Agreed. Bulldozer is simply the best when it comes to heating up and using power. It's miles ahead of a 2500k and a Phenom II X6.
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post #34 of 101
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You're kidding right?

Just kidding bro. But seriously, if you don't care about the lucid virtu mvp and the 4x sata 6gb/s ports, then just get a z68 board, its cheaper and the price will probably drop soon.

Or wait till i buy one of those maximus v gene, i will sell you my maximus iv gene-z gen 3
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I basically agree with you, but don't be so quick to dismiss Lucid MVP. If this thing works as advertised, its going to make a dramatic change in how gamers approach buying GPUs. I have a P67 with a 2600K, so IB and Z77 don't really excite me very much as I'd only see marginal increases by upgrading. However, I am watching that MVP very closely as it is the one (probably only thing) thing that could cause me to move to a Z77 board.

Don't forget the promises of revolutionary change and amazingness that came with Lucid Hydra. I take every claim that comes from Lucid Logix regarding the revolutionary nature of their products with a massive grain of salt. They definitely are innovative and are taking a new approach to the way things are done in computing, something that is sorely needed, but they don't always deliver what they promise. I hope that MVP is as good as claimed, but I'm hesitant.

I hear you... That's why I said, "IF" it works as advertised. I'm not convinced yet myself, but the one video of it is very impressive. I'm waiting to see what it does in the real world before I believe anything, but I am very interested.
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post #36 of 101
This virtu mvp seems too good to be true, something is not right.
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I dont care about Lucid Virtu MVP im thinking just going Sandy maybe order it today this is what im thinking i5 2500K, ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 and maybe this G.Skill Ram.

What you guys think?
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post #38 of 101
How about the maximus gene-z?
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This virtu mvp seems too good to be true, something is not right.

It does, but I can't help thinking that the release of Kepler a month before Z77 was anything but a coincidence. If... I emphasize "IF"... If it does what they claim, there wouldn't be any need to buy high end GPUs for gamers who run a single screen at 1080.
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I dont care about Lucid Virtu MVP im thinking just going Sandy maybe order it today this is what im thinking i5 2500K, ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 and maybe this G.Skill Ram.

What you guys think?

Sounds pretty darn good to me
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