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I plan on doing some upgrading to the system. I was wondering if im better off selling my 680i and just going Core I7 or upgrading my 680i w/ an E8500 and gtx 260 55nm. Any suggestions?
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absolutely not, you get a E8xxx processor, and isntead the GTX 216, and you will be set for awhile still.
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Also, sorry that the thread is in AMD motherboards. can someone switch it 2 Intel?
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I would say get the e8500 and overclock it with the gtx 260. Seriously, if your not gaming at extreamly high resolutions then you shouldnt notice a big difference between the e8500 oc and an i7.

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