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It isn't just this thread or even this forum that I've been warned of SB.... how does yours fare?
You shouldn't even be able to get them anymore since those boards are drawn out. The store I work in did it too and there was some pissed of people surprisingly. They are not stable, don't cold boot and do leak volts, but they do overclock like hell, 2600K easily with aftermarket air to 4,5GHz. After that it's the most powerful desktop CPU in the market.
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*cough* except for the 980x
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With your setup, no reason to upgrade to your suggested hardware.
GPU upgrade is fine, but the rest can wait; also, just go with one 6970 first!
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*cough* except for the 980x
Except if you oc 2600k well it also beats 980x, *cough*
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Except if you oc 2600k well it also beats 980x, *cough*
except if you overclock the 980x it will still beat the 2600k because it has two extra cores *cough*

with that said I do not endorse the 980x at this time, recommend you see what intel and amd have under their belts in the next few months..
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Yes, ivey bridge and BD are what Im waiting for. Especially if you want to go all AMD. its worth waiting what should be 2 months.
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Thanks for replies.
Alright then, I'll wait for bulldozer, that knocks of cpu and mobo. With that settled, what do you guys think of the gpu and ram selection?

I was waiting to see some benchmarks for the 6990 but 2 6970's should be more powerful right? Then again if it were close and cheaper I could get an even better cpu and mobo. I did notice my pc was starting to chug on fallout nv and arma II. This would likely be my harddrive or ram right (ram is only running 9-9-9-24 and 1333mhz or so right now)? I know they both load in game rather than pausing for loading.

How much of an increase would one see from upgrading from a spinpoint f3 to a sdd? And that increase would be in loading times mostly right? Where does my ram come in the picture?

edit: just noticed your system microterf... holy S#%#! I take it you are either a graphics whore as well, or some kind of rendering freak.
Edited by nightrifle1015 - 2/4/11 at 9:32am
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How much of an increase would one see from upgrading from a spinpoint f3 to a sdd? And that increase would be in loading times mostly right? Where does my ram come in the picture?
In Windows booting and stuff SSD is much faster, I just upgraded the boot disk from F3 to a Crucial RealSSD that is SATA6GBS capable, now it reads 350MB/s and cause of that it works very very very much faster than the F3.

The only sad thing is that if you do like I did and buy a 64GB one you can't fit like anything but Windows there, maybe a couple of games and the most important software.
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I was thinking.... I noticed every time I got past 50% capacity on my hdd my pc gets much slower and even unstable. I've even gotten 75-90% and that was just a nightmare.

So would it be a better idea for the money to just pick up a second f3 and keep it under 100gb, while using my current drive as storage?
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I was thinking.... I noticed every time I got past 50% capacity on my hdd my pc gets much slower and even unstable. I've even gotten 75-90% and that was just a nightmare.

So would it be a better idea for the money to just pick up a second f3 and keep it under 100gb, while using my current drive as storage?
Remember to defrag and clean the registry at least once a week. There's no idea to get a 1TB drive and keep it under 1/10 of capacity
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