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So i was thinking about selling my ch4formula, 1055t, and my gskill ripjaws for a rampage iii formula, core i7 970, and some mushkin enhanced memory.


Stupid idea, or a good one? Would i see any increase in performance in everyday things, gaming, mind you i play some highly threaded games like bfbc2.
    
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Originally Posted by Dustinthewind View Post
So i was thinking about selling my ch4formula, 1055t, and my gskill ripjaws for a rampage iii formula, core i7 970, and some mushkin enhanced memory.


Stupid idea, or a good one? Would i see any increase in performance in everyday things, gaming, mind you i play some highly threaded games like bfbc2.
Better for sli, but worth it. Hell to the no. Stick with that CPU you're fine.
     
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i wouldnt say that bfbc2 is that demanding. you prob wouldnt see much difference at all. but also, you are aware that if you sold your current board and 1055T it would only just cover the cost of the i7 970? those processors are still going for about $600, your board and 1055T would be worth $400 - $500. There really isnt any need for a hex core processor for gaming.
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post #4 of 23
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lol i also plan on making 300 before april and my birthday is in april where i will get atleast 600$

honestly i did reallly think this was a good idea. Im just throwing my options around the forum and getting opinions
    
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post #5 of 23
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lol i also plan on making 300 before april and my birthday is in april where i will get atleast 600$
Still not worth it. wait for SB or BD. unless you render, don't need hexacore 32nm
     
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post #6 of 23
Yeah I dont want to sound like a fanboy or anything but with what you have right now, I dont think its worth going over to Intel with your specs. Like the poster above, wait for SandyBridge or Bulldozer to drop.
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Unless you are encoding for video, don't get a i7 970 or 980x. Just not worth it. If you are encoding or using specific protocols, then get it.
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due. just the bump from amd to intel is a huge bump in its self. i am not doing this whole fan boy thing but it is true. intell are still way ahead in pure power where as amd manage to keep up with flash and extra stuff that never actualy gets used. granted they really do try but it is still no cigar. and if you do do the jump from your amd to intel i garentee you will not need to upgrade in a very long time.
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post #9 of 23
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due. just the bump from amd to intel is a huge bump in its self. i am not doing this whole fan boy thing but it is true. intell are still way ahead in pure power where as amd manage to keep up with flash and extra stuff that never actualy gets used. granted they really do try but it is still no cigar. and if you do do the jump from your amd to intel i garentee you will not need to upgrade in a very long time.
^Don't listen to this kid.

Keep your AMD.
    
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^Don't listen to this kid.

Keep your AMD.
Pretty much this.
     
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