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post #1 of 4
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im about to get a new mobo for my 7900gtx's rig along with a new proc c2d, and im wondering if i should just hold off and get a 975x board and wait for r600, or go 680i and get 2 8800's in a couple months
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intel qx6700 bfg 680i sli bfg nvidia 8800gtx+hr-03 2gb corsair dominator 
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intel qx6700 bfg 680i sli bfg nvidia 8800gtx+hr-03 2gb corsair dominator 
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raid 0 500gb Win XP pro SP2 dell 30inch Razer terrantula 
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With a capable rig like that, I'd wait several months until the market settles, and we know which cars really are the best to get
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
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250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
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It's hard but I'm waiting it out!!
At least I am trying to
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i7-4820K EK cooled ASUS x79 680, EK cooled G.skill 16GB 
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512GB 840 Pro  ASUS DVD Burner 3 Loops which consist of 7 Waterblocks, 4 Radia... 8.1pro 64bit 
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i7-4820K EK cooled ASUS x79 680, EK cooled G.skill 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
512GB 840 Pro  ASUS DVD Burner 3 Loops which consist of 7 Waterblocks, 4 Radia... 8.1pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ZR30w S-IPS 2560x1600 Ɠ19 SILVERSTONE ST 1500W Custom 
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There is no reason to move on right now. You don't need DX10 and you'll only hold the performance crown shortly (untill either ATI or nVidia comes with better cards; don't be surprised nVidia comes with something faster pretty quick, since after all this is only the first card based on this new technology.
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
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