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it should be a nice boost in overall performance... i went from a 955 to 1090t and thought it was worth it
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Yeah! But will burning my mosfets harm the cpu if i try overclocking the 1090T with a MSI 770-G45?
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The 1090T at a local shop here in Norway, leaving it only a few bucks away from the 1055T! The 1055T would be more fun to overclock tho
Hell yeah the 1055T is more fun lol, I'm running it @ 4.27GHz from the stock 2.8GHz, that's nearly a 2GHz overclock
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Depends entirely on what you'll be doing with it - if it's just for games, then you won't notice much.
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post #15 of 18
i would keep the 6850 sell the system, invest in gold, go to a time chamber until bulldozer comes out, and crossfire 6850s with that beast
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The motherboard is to your PC as the foundation is to your house. Do you really want to build such a fine house on such a weak foundation? Just sayin...
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I'll just buy the Formula IV next month. And it's hard to sell the cpu and mobo because I gave away my stock fan. I'm using watercooling atm.

And I can't imagine getting the right price for my rig including watercooling, ssd and no gpu. Does anyone know how much the bulldozer is going to cost?
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post #18 of 18
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Hell yeah the 1055T is more fun lol, I'm running it @ 4.27GHz from the stock 2.8GHz, that's nearly a 2GHz overclock
Well, nearly 1.5ghz but thats pretty nice.

You can get some nice 790fx boards right now for good prices. I got mine for 95 bucks and then got 20 dollar MIR on top of that and that was months ago. Then you could have some fun with a 1055t or 1090t
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