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post #21 of 109
For that much money you could have gone SLI GTX 580's and still been able to use them to destroy every game out there when new platforms come out. Total waste of money IMO. I would return it and get a couple of 580's.
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post #22 of 109
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Originally Posted by kboom1 View Post
it was said Ivy will be harder to oc much past base clock without messing up other hardware.
The same was said about Sandybridge and look how high they clock lol You don't need the baseclock if you can just raise the bloody multiplier, are you stupid or something?
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post #23 of 109
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You gotta start from somewhere to upgrade. He preferred to start from his CPU.

I smell jealousy here. It is his money he can spend it on whatever he wants.


I might have to ask you what should I buy next. So, I wont be an idiot
i'd say a better physx card, something along the lines of a 460 or 560
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post #24 of 109
Its a nice cpu OP don't let the other tell you otherwise. Congrats on the purchase I'm pretty jelly my self. I would love to have one.
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so sorry 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 ordered also. this is intel cpu forum not a gpu forum so go flame someone else.my money to waste not yours.
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as far as ivy just relaying what i've read.and why i went with 990x now instead of waiting.
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Dope, wish I would've waited a month and picked this up
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post #28 of 109
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Originally Posted by kboom1 View Post
so sorry 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 ordered also. this is intel cpu forum not a gpu forum so go flame someone else.my money to waste not yours.
You tell'em kboom1, congrats on your purchase!
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ty, boy i've been flamed so much tonight I feel charbroiled....guess to some better off to go low end and flame others
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post #30 of 109
Idk, if I could afford an 990x I would totally get one.

Nice buy. Going to have to report back to us on how it over clocks!
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