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post #12 of 62
That'd be a downgrade, sidegrade at best, in my opinion.

You don't need another 580.

Keep the 980X.

    
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post #13 of 62
If you're just a gamer then you could probably trade it and get the extra GTX 580. But if you're using any heavily threaded apps then keep the 980x, it'll roll over a 2600k.
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post #14 of 62
^that and ^^that before..

Sidegrades are not worthy!

Plus another $200+ for a new mobo...I wouldn't do it.
post #15 of 62
trade it for an i7-975. its more expensive so it has to be better
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That'd be a downgrade, sidegrade at best, in my opinion.

You don't need another 580.

Keep the 980X.

I want 3d surround
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Plus another $200+ for a new mobo...I wouldn't do it.
there are plenty of <$200 P67's
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^that and ^^that before..

Sidegrades are not worthy!

Plus another $200+ for a new mobo...I wouldn't do it.
its the 2600k maximus IV extreme and a 580 for my mobo and cpu?


good deal?
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post #19 of 62
Do it only if you sell the third 580. You will see a performance increase in games going from 4ghz to 5ghz (considering nearly no games use 6 cores), so the third 580 will be total overkill. Use the extra money to buy yourself something nice .
    
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post #20 of 62
do the trade, im sure that 2600k will oc higher than 4.2 and games don't even need a 980.
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