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post #11 of 17
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so sell the sucker then huh
not even worth my efforts in toying with it?
post #12 of 17
Maybe worth toying with, but I don't think you'll get too much higher than you are.
post #13 of 17
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i don't have the money for a complete new platform so i am just toying with the 775 platform for the time being.

i am gettin huge benchmarking with the 3 460's and the cpu at 4.25 with insanely cool nubmer like 26c idle and 55 at the most loaded in prime or linpack.

were do i go from here people?
post #14 of 17
Save up for a better monitor. Like a Dell U2711 or something.
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post #15 of 17
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i have a 32 1080p vizio no need for that my next display will be a 47in 240hz LG LED and thats about 1200 so ill pass lol

were do i go was directed more towards platform. when do i get in on the new stuff. is the 1366 the new standard for enthusiast
post #16 of 17
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were do i go from here people?
Ditch the 3 460s and pick up 2 580s (or 570s).
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
QX9650 and QX9775 are based on the C1 stepping and are not as good of overclockers as an E0 Q9550. A QX series will be easier to overclock to a certain point, but will reach a plateau sooner than an E0 CPU will. As long as you have a quality motherboard and high speed RAM, your Q9550 will clock better.
was just about to say the same.
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