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God seeing CPU prices in pounds hurts me... So glad I buy my parts in the states.
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Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
God seeing CPU prices in pounds hurts me... So glad I buy my parts in the states.
Woulden't your warranty be void then though?
I ask because im about to spend alot of money on parts and I can get them cheaper in the US but diden't want to because a warranty would be good.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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What a joke? I hope your kidding. The 980x would walk all over your 955 on it's hands
Not without the rest of the system it won't, till then it's just a pricy paper weight

I've heard it all before, lemme guess you drive a red V8 right?

It is 10x the price of a 955, and its not 10x faster.
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Not without the rest of the system it won't, till then it's just a pricy paper weight

I've heard it all before, lemme guess you drive a red V8 right?

It is 10x the price of a 955, and its not 10x faster.
If you have the money to buy a 980x, you prolly have the money to buy whatever you want to go with it.

If you can't afford a 980x, don't look at them.

What kind of car do you drive. A $30k car? Don't look at the Bugatti Veyron a dogg it cuz you can't afford it and you think it's not worth it. Keep looking at your $30k cars or your $200 cpu's.

I have a CivicSi. It can do 134mph (speed limited). The Bugatti Veyron can go 2x faster. It cost WAY more. It's not 10x faster tho and people that can afford them buy them.
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post #25 of 34
Game, Set, Match!

I don't know when they're ever going to learn that the pricing isn't an incremental value based on speed. If you want the best, you pay its price, if it's not within your range, don't knock it 'cuz you can't afford it.

Also, there's nothing wrong with $200 CPU's *cough *2500K *cough.

Besides if AMD had a processor worthy of a $1000 price tag, you damn right they would charge for it.

Remember the Dual Core FX series?
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Hi,

Its whatever floats your boat.
If have the bucks and want it/ Gitter Done

Don't get all the mines's better than yours mentality

Know my 930 setup going to be good to go for a long time and will
handle any software out there as well as any latest and greatest.

To me common sense in my case dictates, Graphics,Video card,
Hi rez monitor and SSD.
Best bang for buck until, Lets say,2014

Later
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Amen.lol . SSD's are great. If you don't have one yet, that would be the first thing I'd get.
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I'd rather spend the money than keep thinking about if I should or not constantly. I could die tomorrow is the way I see it.

My as well spend some money before I do
    
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I'd rather spend the money than keep thinking about if I should or not constantly. I could die tomorrow is the way I see it.

My as well spend some money before I do
exactly. I did that for 6 months thinking about setting up my surround. Kept thinking will it really be cool playing on 3 screens. Is it really worth spending $250 each on 3 24" lcd's. Then I just did it, set it up, and I wish I did that as soon as it was possible. It's awesome!!

Never will I debate on getting something I want. Just get it
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post #30 of 34
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If you have the money to buy a 980x, you prolly have the money to buy whatever you want to go with it.

If you can't afford a 980x, don't look at them.

What kind of car do you drive. A $30k car? Don't look at the Bugatti Veyron a dogg it cuz you can't afford it and you think it's not worth it. Keep looking at your $30k cars or your $200 cpu's.

I have a CivicSi. It can do 134mph (speed limited). The Bugatti Veyron can go 2x faster. It cost WAY more. It's not 10x faster tho and people that can afford them buy them.
That proves it, you do have some taste.

Yes if I wanted a 990x or a 980x I could afford one (like you said "it's only money) but I don't want one.

I drive a twin turbo stationwagon and its purple and it's what I wanted.

It's not about speed or performance, it's about what I want and I'm sure that civic is what you wanted and it makes you happy.

It's not the numbers it's what works for you.
Thats why it's silly to overspend on something that I don't want just because it's THE fastest.

And the last time I checked I am intitled to my own opinion and to freedom of speech.
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