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worth adding another gigabyte 7950 ?

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So i am thinking about adding another video card. I cant think of what else to upgrade. I have a fx6300 oc at 4.6. Sabertooth motherboard, 8gb ram, ssd and hdd, gigabyte 7950, h80 cooler, 1000w power supply. I always wanted to have duel cards. I can't think of another upgrade that would get me a increase in performance. Different upgrades suggestions welcome too. To figures question is go duel 7950 or something else?
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Since you already have a 7950 getting a second one on sale would be your best bet. No other upgrade around the price of a 7950 would do much good since you already have a SSD and changing processors would be pointless.
     
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1tb Seagate 3tb Seagate MyDigitalSSD 128GB (Ubuntu) LG Blu-Ray reader 
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I agree. Thinking same thing. I think my well be do that. I have a 1090t in my second rig that i use to run in the same setup. Just swapp fx for the thuban in my build. I might get a second 7950 then bench mark both processors. I feel my 1090t was faster.
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As it happens I just bought a gigabyte windforce 3 7950 I may not be able to use. They're going used for a bit under $200 on ebay.
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4770k some mid range asrock. extreme 4 maybe? 2x gigabyte windforce 7950 2 x 8 corsair balistix sport 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
crucial ct960 LG blu-ray used venamous x win 8.1 pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Crossover 30Q5 PRO 30" 2560X1600  cheapest piece of crud I could find antec HCG 750 some thermaltake microcenter blue-light-special... 
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came with the cheapass keyboard who cares? some $30 no name 2+sub speakers I bought at mic... 
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