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I'm contemplating selling my 'project' box (water cooled Q9550/4890 system) or just swapping out the MB/CPU for something relatively cheap.

Since I already have an i7 system I was contemplating an 1055T x6 system with the chance to pickup a board that supports crossfire.

What's your input? Just sell the box as a whole or sell the mb/cpu/memory and upgrade to a 1055T?

If I sell the box the money will likely go in to my i7 system which is holding me over till Ivy.

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I would try selling the whole box on ebay and see how that goes. If it doesnt sell at a price you want then just part out the mobo,cpu,ram.
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I would try selling the whole box on ebay and see how that goes. If it doesnt sell at a price you want then just part out the mobo,cpu,ram.
So you don't think the 1055T is worth the time/money to upgrade?

I agree I can part it all out if it doesn't sell as a whole and that might ultimately be the outcome.

+1
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So you don't think the 1055T is worth the time/money to upgrade?

I agree I can part it all out if it doesn't sell as a whole and that might ultimately be the outcome.

+1
Oh what i meant is sell it on ebay hoping that you get a ridiculous amount of money for the system. Then build a killer 1055t rig to screw around with or maybe sandy bridge?
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Oh what i meant is sell it on ebay hoping that you get a ridiculous amount of money for the system. Then build a killer 1055t rig to screw around with or maybe sandy bridge?
Interesting idea, thanks!

I'm skipping SB, if I start anywhere with a new chip (outside of this project box) it will be Ivy.

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Interesting idea, thanks!

I'm skipping SB, if I start anywhere with a new chip (outside of this project box) it will be Ivy.

well then overclock that 1055t till its on FIRE!!!
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just got my SB it rocks hold out for a few months use the extra cash for vcards
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I would just sell the 9950/ board to pay for the am2 build.
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As far as Core performance goes Q9550 is still faster then PII X4.
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As far as Core performance goes Q9550 is still faster then PII X4.
Yeh I agree, you've got a good chip there.

I would try and sell the whole thing, or part it out, Q9550's still go for a ridiculous price.

Put the money towards that Ivy Bridge
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