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Get a mechanical keyboard. It doesn't seem like its worth it right now but they last forever. All the other stuff in your build is awesome.
Also if you render videos get another 8GB of RAM. That's all I can think of right now.
Edited by Deviin934 - 12/12/12 at 5:47pm
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Get a mechanical keyboard. It doesn't seem like its worth it right now but they last forever. All the other stuff in your build is awesome.
Also if you render videos get another 8GB of RAM. That's all I can think of right now.

I'd like some of the Samsung wonder ram, except all 4 ram slots on my board are full, and whenever I do anything at max usage, my RAM never goes over 4 GB.

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post #13 of 14
I suggest that you just stick with your motherboard and get something else, like a custom water cooling loop for your CPU. thumb.gif
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Well, I've kind of been looking around, and I saw the GTX 670, specifically the EVGA Signature2 FTW 670 (long name right?).

 

My idea would be to sell my 7850 and use the money from it, and some more to get this card. I've talked to others, about getting a 670, or waiting for a 770, and they say go for a 670, then SLI later when a single card isn't powerful enough. What do you guys think about this?

 

Oh, and the reason I'm looking at that specific card is because of it's cooling system, which is said to be the best 670 cooling on the market right now, aside from 3rd market coolers. I'm not looking at it because its factory overclocked, because it's so simple to get a card to a mild overclock. But yeah, what do you guys think?

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