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Yeah, I see no reason for you to "upgrade"
 
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Originally Posted by Droogie View Post

The only reason I switched from x58 is the lack of Sata 3. I'd still be on it if it had native support. The Marvell controllers are atrocious.

^this

I'm surprised I held out this long.
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

Your setup is fine as is to me. 24GB of ram is unnecessary and a CPU upgrade won't net you that much more performance. Upgrading to 780 is a good move thumb.gif

That's reassuring since I just made a move on a 780 Classified. Hopefully 1 day shipping truly means 1 day *crosses fingers*
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Originally Posted by dude120 View Post

It's prolly unnecessary, but you could set up a ramdisk with 24+ GB of ram. SR-2's are fun to mess around with but not necessarily cost effective biggrin.gif

that's what I was thinking, I heard Arma 3 runs pretty well off a RAM disk. thanks for the input everyone!
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