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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

750 watts is your max for two video cards then you dont need more

I'd rather spend the extra 50 bucks and get something with more juice in case I plan to go nvidia surround with a 3 gpu setup for three displays at 2560x1440...
post #22 of 56
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Originally Posted by Kamrooz View Post

I'd rather spend the extra 50 bucks and get something with more juice in case I plan to go nvidia surround with a 3 gpu setup for three displays at 2560x1440...

The EVGA SuperNova G2 1000 watts is your best option then its smokes pretty much every other 1000 watts PSU´s out there

Second options are Fractal Design Newton R3 or NZXT HALE 90 V2 1000 watts
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post #23 of 56
look at the GTX 780 if your selling what you have now..
post #24 of 56
Keep the 3930k, I imagine with AMD taking over the console business with their 8 core jaguar apus, most games in the near future will actually take nice use of 4+ cores
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post #25 of 56
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Originally Posted by Kamrooz View Post

Thanks for the advice guys...But the 3930k is a Sandybridge architecture...One architecture up from my i7 920....Is that really worth it? Mah....Iono what to do >_<....

There is a larger gap from Nehalem to Sandy than there is from Sandy to Haswell.

Also, 50% more cores, even without an architecture change is an enormous advantage, if you do anything heavily threaded.
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post #26 of 56
3930k no brainer to me. Dosen`t matter if you paid for it or not.
post #27 of 56
If your main goal is gaming, and you aren't going to be running a 3-4 GPU setup, I would go with the 4770K. Much better per core performance that the 3930K, and games aren't likely to fully utilize 12 threads any time soon. You'll get better performance with gaming hands down, and you could use the money saved elsewhere.
post #28 of 56
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Originally Posted by markallen1988 View Post

If your main goal is gaming, and you aren't going to be running a 3-4 GPU setup, I would go with the 4770K. Much better per core performance that the 3930K, and games aren't likely to fully utilize 12 threads any time soon. You'll get better performance with gaming hands down, and you could use the money saved elsewhere.
how much better % wise? And what if you have a 60Hz monitor that your current GPU alrdy take care of feeding enough fps to it? I mean if you alrdy have a 3930k and you game with it with a good enough gpu, faster clock or not you wont see a change gaming...
post #29 of 56
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With everyone saying 3930k....I've decided to go that route. About to play an order for a Rampage Formula x79 board. An extra set of ddr3-2400 ram to take mine up to quad channel, and a new psu.

Bah...This is the more expensive route..but screw it...YOLO ^_^

I will be selling it though when Ivy-E comes out =P...I just can't resist...lol
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