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post #11 of 21
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Everything said there is true redface.gif
i was thinking about an asrock extreme 4 and G.Skill 8GB 2133

You really get nothing out of RAM speeds above 1600 MHz so save money there and buy a Gigabye motherboard
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post #12 of 21
How about waiting until Haswell comes out, getting a 3570 at a price reduction, and getting a 7970 with a game credit? Yeah it won't be state state of the art, but close enough. Save the leftover cash and invest it.
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post #13 of 21
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Ah, so i suppose this is the worst period to consider a first time build? sadsmiley.gif

In fairness, there's never really a good time. It's similar to the mobile phone market, what's the new hotness now is probably old hat in 6 months. There's always something bigger, better, brighter round the corner wink.gif
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post #14 of 21
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You really get nothing out of RAM speeds above 1600 MHz so save money there and buy a Gigabye motherboard
Wich gigabye ? and what does it bring better than the asrock?
post #15 of 21
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Wich gigabye ? and what does it bring better than the asrock?

Some of the cheaper Asrock boards use cheap old and crappy mosfet which is way you sould either buy a Gigabyte board or make sure the Asrock board you buy dont have crappy mosfets
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post #16 of 21
to everyone who said about waiting for next gen means always waiting for next best thing is partially wrong. the would hold if you'd want to buy things past launch date, mid cycle. however, since the launch is so near, and you don't need a PC asap, then you should wait to maximize your investment. if however the launch dates would be closer to end of year, then yes that theory would hold.
so i suggest you wait, even if the difference will be 10-20%, it still more/money spent.
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post #17 of 21
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Everything said there is true redface.gif
i was thinking about an asrock extreme 4 and G.Skill 8GB 2133
Hmmm, I'd go with a tad better mobo. Check this out:
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post #18 of 21
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I just got a huge tax return and i am still thinking if i sould blow everything on the PC even when i dont need it so it comes down to have i got more money then brains

So far i have just ordered a second Asus GTX 680 4 GB card

Sory off topic
the 680 4GB doesn't have the memory bus to feed that much memory
post #19 of 21
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the 680 4GB doesn't have the memory bus to feed that much memory

I know that i want the card for its dual slot cooler not the VRAM
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post #20 of 21
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I know that i want the card for its dual slot cooler not the VRAM

It's always there if you need it for some specific application or for a specific game. thumb.gif
 
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