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will this inprove my computer for gameing?
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The Ram for gaming No especialy if you have 9Gb already

The new cooler - May help your FPS as you will be able to overclock higher

SLI - Yes but depends on the games you play
post #3 of 7
get cooler , I dont like sli setups. No need realy for over 6 gb of ram now, get trident ram 2000 mhz, and get a ssd, No sli in my book open up a bag of worms if ya do that , and cpu cool isa good thing. get venom an 2 high speedfans
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Just get a single killer graphics card, much less headache, the cooler will help a ton seeing as you will be able to clock a heck of a lot more due to the much better temps, and 6gb of Trident 2000mhz is more than enough to game and anything else you would like to do with it. I have the 2000mhz Tridents and absolutely love them!
    
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why is sli a headache?
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why is sli a headache?
You can have microstuttering which can get annoying, not to mention the extra heat and power consumption. Also, not all games support it, so either the game won't run or you wont see any increase which means you just wasted your money. If your really wanted to get a new GPU, I would say wait a few months until Fermi is released, then you will know what the best bang for you buck card will be, whether it is from nVidia or ATI.
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Buy an SSD, Venomous X, and a 5870 (while selling the 260).
    
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