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would the gtx 570 be worth it over 6950 flashed to a 6970?
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post #32 of 41
not if 6950 unlocks to 6970 xD
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A 6950 unlocked to a 6970 is probably the best bang for buck you can get at the moment.
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post #34 of 41
get a quad core LGA 775 CPU (q9000 series) ditch 1 stick of RAM and add in 4GB in its place
GTX 560 or 6950

that's about it IMO
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post #35 of 41
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get a quad core LGA 775 CPU (q9000 series) ditch 1 stick of RAM and add in 4GB in its place
GTX 560 or 6950

that's about it IMO
how about this?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-565-_-Product

and this?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115041

if thats okay could someone please point me to some RAM?
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Good choices, but you did mention future-proofing and in that sense you will be spending a fair amount of money to stay on 775. If I were you I'd probably grab a used Q9550 (someone reputable on a board) or just wait and get SB once they hit the market again.

That way you will either spend little to stay on 775 or spend a bit to bring yourself to the newest tech. Either way is a win and a better solution than buying a new Q9550.
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their is no way to future proof a pc... i wish people would stop asking how to
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Originally Posted by boondoks View Post
Good choices, but you did mention future-proofing and in that sense you will be spending a fair amount of money to stay on 775. If I were you I'd probably grab a used Q9550 (someone reputable on a board) or just wait and get SB once they hit the market again.

That way you will either spend little to stay on 775 or spend a bit to bring yourself to the newest tech. Either way is a win and a better solution than buying a new Q9550.
sounds good

and I have been thinking do I really need a quad core for crysis? would something like an e8400 @ 4 GHz + suffice?

and I mean futureproof for the next several years at least, not indefinitely..

again can someone suggest some RAM for 775? and if someone has some suggestions on 1336 could someone point me to a mobo/cpu/ram?

thanks!

looks like the vid card is on lock
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Bulldozer?
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scratch my last comment, you will need 4x HD5970's and a i7 extreme 980x @ 5.5Ghz with 32GB RAM
    
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