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Honest question, Now that im making rediculous amounts of money and i have 2 7970s in crossfire. do i just grab a z77 board, or go get an x79 board + proc, and sell my 5ghz 2600k
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What are you using your pc for ?
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Just gaming, though eye finity/ nvidia surround tends to favour x16 Over x8
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Since your gaming stick with 1155, Also i have a friend with nvida surround and he is 8x 8x and he does not see a difference
    
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post #5 of 32
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Originally Posted by Rayleyne View Post

Honest question, Now that im making rediculous amounts of money and i have 2 7970s in crossfire. do i just grab a z77 board, or go get an x79 board + proc, and sell my 5ghz 2600k

Go for x79, more futureproof+better pci-e lanes... I dont think theres many z77 with two x16 pcie-3
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Grab another Z77 motherboard. There is no need for X79.
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post #7 of 32

If you have the itch there is really no telling you to stay @ 1155. Though, unless you need x79 or just have to have top of the line stay with 1155.

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post #8 of 32
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Originally Posted by Rayleyne View Post

Honest question, Now that im making rediculous amounts of money and i have 2 7970s in crossfire. do i just grab a z77 board, or go get an x79 board + proc, and sell my 5ghz 2600k

Since you are making Ridiculous amounts of money, go with the expensive choice biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 32
stay with z77 board.... no need for x79 unless you plan on 4-way SLI. the z77 boards supports pci-e 3.0 so it will fully utilize your gpus.

If you are making ridiculous amounts of money....then just grab a nice z77 board and another 7970. Or sell the 7970 and grab 3 x 680s or 2 x 690s biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 32
Well if you play in Eyefinity Resolutions PCI-E 3.0 Will benefit you greatly. You would have to pick up a 3770K though. Personally i would just get the X79 Platform and 3820.
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