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Choices choices, I have to get a new motherboard because my EVGA 680i doesnt want to overclock jack ****.

So now I have a choice of buying a new mobo or attempt another $40 RMA. This will be the second one by the way.... -.-

1) RMA again
2) Buy a 780i
3) Buy something else
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post #2 of 13
go 780i
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Choices choices, I have to get a new motherboard because my EVGA 680i doesnt want to overclock jack ****.

So now I have a choice of buying a new mobo or attempt another $40 RMA. This will be the second one by the way.... -.-

1) RMA again
2) Buy a 780i
3) Buy something else
780i FTW.
    
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post #4 of 13
780i is the way to go if you wanna be an intel guy... lol
post #5 of 13
i dont see why anybody would want to have amd, tho. i mean i have it and i hate it.
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post #6 of 13
Please as punch with the EVGA 750i FTW. Solid Caps, 6 phase power etc. Don't think the 780 has that, although there is rumor a 780iFTW is coming. Some folks have great overclocking number with them. Just something else to consider.
    
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post #8 of 13
if you dont need the tri-sli or 6x SATA id say go 750i FTW
post #9 of 13
+1 to 750i FTW since it is cheaper and does it job perfectly
post #10 of 13
tri sli - 780i... just got one for a buddy... put the Q6600 to 3.4 in about 2hrs, ran stress and stable as can be...

if ya dont need the 6 sata and 3rd pcie.. 750i FTW!
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