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EDITAhhhh no I really have to think... someone offered me $400 for my i7-930 / ram / mobo / old GTX 460 / old Seagate HD..... Should I accept and upgrade. I just sent everything back to the egg.

The price of that ram is no longer so cheap... What are your guys thoughts?
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My 4th monitor typically is only used for displaying temperature CPU usage and whatever else I might need to peek at wile bench marking gaming its cool
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depends if you sell it your going to have to jump on X79, personally id wait for X99 its going to have updated stuff X79 can only handle 2 Intel 6gbit SATA ports.
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Originally Posted by DarthMuse View Post

depends if you sell it your going to have to jump on X79, personally id wait for X99 its going to have updated stuff X79 can only handle 2 Intel 6gbit SATA ports.
Considering Intel's direction now will X99 platform be even realized?
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From what I read it will but the chances are it will be this time next year when we see x99. I just am doing the numbers again.... $400 for my system still need to spend 1k and I won't see a HUGE improvement.

It will be better, but if I had 3 Titans ok then. But chances are this time next year I may even want to sell the Titans for something new.
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post #46 of 48
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From what I read it will but the chances are it will be this time next year when we see x99. I just am doing the numbers again.... $400 for my system still need to spend 1k and I won't see a HUGE improvement.

It will be better, but if I had 3 Titans ok then. But chances are this time next year I may even want to sell the Titans for something new.

It seems we're in very similar boats here. I have an i7 920/x58 right now and am currently debating doing an x79/i7 3930 or 4930 build to hold me over until X99. I'm not waiting another YEAR before doing a new build, so it seems like a no-brainer.

Honestly, do the upgrade unless you're 100% happy with your current build for at least 12 more months.
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Originally Posted by MisterITGuy View Post

It seems we're in very similar boats here. I have an i7 920/x58 right now and am currently debating doing an x79/i7 3930 or 4930 build to hold me over until X99. I'm not waiting another YEAR before doing a new build, so it seems like a no-brainer.

Honestly, do the upgrade unless you're 100% happy with your current build for at least 12 more months.
There are cheap LGA1366 6-core xeons floating around though. That should hopefully keep one away from LGA2011. The next upgrade i want is a cheap RIVG and a E5-2665 ES biggrin.gif
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post #48 of 48
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Not sure I agree anymore played assassin's creed metro light and they played fine with my Titans. Why spend 1k When I am fine. Now if I had Intel retail edge and got the 4930k for 175 I'd do it in a heart beat
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