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post #41 of 51
get rid of the stinkin AMD cpu already. It's 2011, AMD is so 2007

And this IPS dell monitor I got for free really isn't that great. The viewing angle is noticeable but other than that stick with a CRT if you want clarity.
Edited by trinstac - 2/8/11 at 3:50pm
post #42 of 51
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So...leaning towards the 570 and ssd combo right now. Looking at another evga 570 (non sc version this time lol) and the crucial c300 64gb ssd. Comes out to under $500 shipped so I can pick up a new game on steam as well and stay within budget.
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post #43 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by CRosko42 View Post
So...leaning towards the 570 and ssd combo right now. Looking at another evga 570 (non sc version this time lol) and the crucial c300 64gb ssd. Comes out to under $500 shipped so I can pick up a new game on steam as well and stay within budget.
Sounds like a plan man..
What kind of games are you into?
post #44 of 51
minecraft or go home
post #45 of 51
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Sounds like a plan man..
What kind of games are you into?
Little bit of everything. Don't play any mmorpg's but I go for just about everything else.
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Crucial M4 64GB + 1.5TB Seagate 7200rpm EK HF Supreme +Koolance VID-NX680 RX240 + 655 + Bitspower top + ek 250 adv res Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit 
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post #46 of 51
If I were you right this minute.
I would own SLI 570's, SSD, and Preorder for Battlefield 3
post #47 of 51
I'd go with the Dell. I'm thinking of doing the same but don't really wanna part with my Samsung. It's such a great monitor.
    
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post #48 of 51
go with a samsung
post #49 of 51
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Went with the 570. Decided against the SSD for now and will wait until my spring bonus at work to pick up one with atleast 128gb of space.

Will post some pics and benchmarks in another thread before and after sli to prove/disprove the bottleneck issues.
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i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Deluxe EVGA GTX 680 @ 1290 Boost clock 8gb GSkill Sniper 1600 8-8-8-24 
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Crucial M4 64GB + 1.5TB Seagate 7200rpm EK HF Supreme +Koolance VID-NX680 RX240 + 655 + Bitspower top + ek 250 adv res Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit 
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post #50 of 51
Please do. Looking forward to it
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