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Ok i strictly use my computer for nothing but gaming and i think i should keep my cpu and mobo for atleast a year or 2 considering i just built it last month but i want some feedback on what to do since the new sockets are coming out my system below.

Evga Sr-2 mobo
2 Intel Xeon 5650s oc 4.0ghz
4 GTX 580
2 Silverstone Strider 1500w
2 Corsair Hydro H70
12gb Corsair Dominator GT 2000MHZ

i think thats the important stuff but i just want some feedback on weather i should rock this system awhile or upgrade to the new sockets.

My friends all say i should get atleast 3 or 4 years out of the cpus and the mobo if all im doing is gaming.
Edited by georgep001 - 1/25/11 at 8:04am
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...your system will be overkill for YEARS. Seriously. You have top of the line right there. Can't get any faster. Jealous
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post #3 of 51
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Originally Posted by georgep001 View Post
Ok i strictly use my computer for nothing but gaming and i think i should keep my cpu and mobo for atleast a year or 2 considering i just built it last month but i want some feedback on what to do since the new sockets are coming out my system below.

Evga Sr-2 mobo
2 Intel Xeon 5650s oc 4.0ghz
4 GTX 580
2 Silverstone Strider 1500w
2 Corsair Hydro H70
12gb Corsair Dominator GT 2000MHZ

i think thats the important stuff but i just want some feedback on weather i should rock this system awhile or upgrade to the new sockets.

My friends all say i should get atleast 3 or 4 years out of the cpus and the mobo if all im doing is gaming.
Are you trolling or do you do some srs bsns that you'd need a better pc?
post #4 of 51
So.. 6000 dollars worth of hardware.. on one 23 inch display.

You've -got- to be trolling.
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post #5 of 51
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no im not trolling i was just concerned i heard the new sockets 2011 will be better and i wasnt sure if i should upgrade or keep my system for awhile im just trying to gather some feedback to make a wise decision is all.
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Your spec's are fine, Just wait for Ivy Bridge or Bulldozer to come out
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So.. 6000 dollars worth of hardware.. on one 23 inch display.

You've -got- to be trolling.
heh my fiancee bought the monitor its hard to get rid off lol.
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post #8 of 51
Lucky! I think the only thing you need now is a sound card and some good sound system! or get another monitor and if you want, you can go full custom loop WC!
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heh my fiancee bought the monitor its hard to get rid off lol.
Actually, it's quite easy. Buy three 30" LED IPS 2560 x 1600 monitors and then I think you won't need to upgrade. If not your PC is worthless. WORTHLESS!
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Lucky! I think the only thing you need now is a sound card and some good sound system! or get another monitor and if you want, you can go full custom loop WC!
i thought about going water when i was building my pc last month but i never really used anything water and the corsair h70 ran really well on my intel i7 975 extreme so i just stuck with those they are great coolers.
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