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Hey guys,

I've put myself in a situation and I'm not sure what to do. I currently have 1 and 3/4 full nice rigs and I need to make a change. I had originally wanted to have a dedicated gaming PC and a dedicated render/workhorse, but now I'm kind of pointing myself towards downsizing. It's not really about the money or anything, I just have issues LOL.

Anyways, the 2 rigs are as below

Rig 1

3930k
Asrock Xtreme4
16gb Samsung Green Ram
250gb Samsung 840
Reference GTX 680
Kraken X60 - CPU
H60 - GPU
Antec 900w PSU


Rig 2

3770k
Asrock Extreme4
16GB Gskill sniper
2 64GB Crucial M4s

H100
650w Seasonic Gold


My thing is I want to eliminate the 2nd rig, but without having a GPU in it I feel with hurt it. I don't really want to part it out, just due to the fact that prolongs the time. I've thought about buying a 7970 and putting it in there and trying to sell it like that. I've also considered putting my 680 in it and buying a different card for my 3930k (possibly 2 7970s or a 7990/ getting a 8000 series card) I'm just not sure. What would you guys recommend.

I have some spare cash to add the GPU and sell it but I'd prefer to not have to.

Any and all suggestions are welcome.
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I would make one good rig with the best parts, install the rest in the second case and list it as a started to build but coulnt finish and sell it at agood price without taking a terrible loss.
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I would make one good rig with the best parts, install the rest in the second case and list it as a started to build but coulnt finish and sell it at agood price without taking a terrible loss.

The best parts are in my 3930k rig. Everything else from the 2nd build is just stuff I've bought trying to make a "gaming" rig
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Ok... So since it looks like we won't be getting AMD cards this year. I"m seriously considering getting the powercolor 7990 and calling it a day. I thought about trying to match my 680 but with it being a reference Asus 680, I think i'll have trouble finding one and not having to pay a pretty penny for it.

Anymore thoughts? I also thought about getting a "Titan" or a 690 if the prices come down any
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