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post #11 of 26
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Trust me. When you run your OS off an SSD, it will make that RAID 0 look like an IDE drive
agreed
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post #12 of 26
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could also go from gtx465 to gtx470, not much price difference but much better gfx imo
Actually, I would get an HD 6950 and unlock it.

Also remember you can buy things from eBay from here in the US.
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post #13 of 26
Why go i5 2500 when you could go i5 2500k for a few dollars?
    
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post #14 of 26
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yeah but i must repeat that my budget is 1k AUD a i cant manage to find a store in Perth WA that sells the 470 so that will have to have a miss unfortunately
and maybe a 32gb A-ram eventually only $79
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Why go i5 2500 when you could go i5 2500k for a few dollars?
not really intested in OCing really high im prob gonna OC to 3.7 MAX so nah
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post #16 of 26
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yeah but i must repeat that my budget is 1k AUD a i cant manage to find a store in Perth WA that sells the 470 so that will have to have a miss unfortunately
and maybe a 32gb A-ram eventually only $79
You can't find a GTX 470 in Australia? I thought it was quite civilized over there, no offense..

Woah! Don't even THINK about getting the non-K version! Without overclocking, Sandy Bridge is worthless. And it's only pennies more!

I don';t know what an A-RAM is, but you could get a cheap Intel 32GB SSD for under 50$.
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post #17 of 26
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Actually, I would get an HD 6950 and unlock it.

Also remember you can buy things from eBay from here in the US.
unfortunately i live in AUS,
and ive been disappointed with the 6870 that i have right now so i must go on to nvidia and stick to the 465
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post #18 of 26
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Originally Posted by LuKrype View Post
and another question,
is the 465 better than the 6870 performance wise

No, its like a few FPS better.


6870 is about as fast as a GTX 470



So its more of a side grade. Cant you RMA the 6870?




post #19 of 26
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not really intested in OCing really high im prob gonna OC to 3.7 MAX so nah
You don't understand.

For 2500k, 4.7Ghz is the new 3.7Ghz.

If you're not pushing it above 4.0Ghz, there is no point in getting it.

Also, the non-K version can't even OC to 3.7Ghz because it doesn't have an OC capability.

Like I said, you'll be crippling yourself by saving 10$.
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post #20 of 26
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You can't find a GTX 470 in Australia? I thought it was quite civilized over there, no offense..

Woah! Don't even THINK about getting the non-K version! Without overclocking, Sandy Bridge is worthless. And it's only pennies more!

I don';t know what an A-RAM is, but you could get a cheap Intel 32GB SSD for under 50$.
ok maybe a 'k' version but ssd will have to wait till later
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