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I was thinking of dropping $300 on a 3770k. Purely for PCI-E 3. Is this necessary? My specs are in my sig, and I'll MOST LIKELY end up updating to dual 680s at some point. Will I see any real world benefit in a 3770k for PCI-E3? Or is it a waste of money for now?
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the difference between PCI-e 2.0 and 3.0 is not noticeable if you are running a GTX 680. a few frames higher at most. you wont see a massive jump in performance. dont go Ivy if you are using a 2600k mate thumb.gif
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I don't think you'll need pci-e 3 unless you have 3 or 4 of those and want run huge resolutions
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^ yep
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Yeah, gaming at 1080p here. As long as I maintain 60fps in everything, I'm good:P

Thanks guys.


Guess I'll get a couple new 3TB hard drives then:D
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well. what CPU cooler do you have? it isn't listed in your sig. if you have a dodgy one you should get a new one! thumb.gif
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the difference between PCI-e 2.0 and 3.0 is not noticeable.. dont go Ivy if you are using a 2600k mate thumb.gif

this ^^ and as said some benefit if you are running a multiple GPU, monitor at ultra high res then PCIe 3.0 is worth it...
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this remix is spastic.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

well. what CPU cooler do you have? it isn't listed in your sig. if you have a dodgy one you should get a new one! thumb.gif

H100.

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well there is definitely no need to upgrade that. LOL tongue.gif well yeah get some HDD's biggrin.gif
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