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Crysis 2 Will use up to 8 cores
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It just does not hang with the 980... I think he would ultimantly regret this trade is all ... just my opinion though
it really depends on what he uses the comp for

why keep a 980x when he never uses any heavily threaded apps?

that's called a waste of money

in his situation, the only reason to keep the 980x, would be if he enjoys making people jealous by saying he has a 980x
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1155 socket is pci-e limited so tri -sli is not recomended
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Irony: I have a loop now

Also I fold, would 2600k downgrade my ppd?
Yes.

By why not used the extra money to get another i7-2600k set up which when combined would cost about the same or less, and produce far greater ppd.
    
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Yes.

By why not used the extra money to get another i7-2600k set up which when combined would cost about the same or less, and produce far greater ppd.
I have a Q6600 rig already folding, :/
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I'd make the trade sell the extra 580,and spend/save it for whatever.
This.

Trade away its not like you need a 980X for games.
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Yes.

By why not used the extra money to get another i7-2600k set up which when combined would cost about the same or less, and produce far greater ppd.
yeah, 2x 2600k > 980x, for less money

i've seen a 5ghz 2600k pulling 50k ppd which is insane considering it only costs $300
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Do it. You get another GTX 580, plus you're not using the 980X's full potential in gaming.
     
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Not a folder bro so I wouldn't know. I am a bencher and love both CPU's

Do yourself a favor, stick with what you have. trust me.....


if you do this though there is only one board and I have one sitting next to me waiting on an H70 beleive it or not ......... LOL

Asus WS Revolution

2x16 and 3x 16x8x8x best PCIe bandwidth availible for P67 boards

New build will be rolling with 2x 580 as well

980x ???? I see no down side here
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So then you'd have 3 rigs, more ppd, and about the same cost?



Either way if your main focus is gaming even the i5-2500k is going to beat your 980x.


2011 should be coming out here in about 6 months time, which will be sandy bridge chips with 6 to 8 cores.

The 980x is going to lose badly to these new chips which will be around the same price range for the x8. It's not even going to be close, and because of that the resale value on your 980x is going to drop like a stone.

Unload the 980x now while people are still making foolish purchases.
    
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