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Haha what is Wrong with my x58 build it still has left in it and besides I am waiting for ivy or maybe try out amd. I feel you on the ssds, the thing is how would I set. It up do. Change the directory/path for the other non Ssd space to the other drive/s. I will prolly not raid 0 in the future maybe raid 1 but idk. Anyways
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hmmm 4.1 vs 5.1 (on Air). If your holding out for Ivy or BD, then get your other upgrades done.
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Originally Posted by v1ral View Post
As the title says budget is around 500~650.
everything in my sig still stands, howEver I am down to one hdd.
Maybe a hdd upgrade, I've look at the wd 1tb blacks and then there is the spinpoints.
I am for sure gonna get an hdd but not an ssd ATM.
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For $650 I think there will be a very nice upgrade.
Get 2x hd6950 (flash them to hd6970) crossfire for $480 ($240 for each card) from newegg.
Get 1tb western digital cavair black hdd $90 newegg.
Total- $570
use your gtx470 as physx card.
Hope u like this proposal.
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Oh yeah with the screen situation I will be using a 24 inch samsung hd monitor\v when I get a bigger screen. So maybe I should just get a 570 eh, or just sli. I don't want to have to reconfigure my loop and will cost more.

I have the 23" LG in my sig and my single EVGA GTX 470 at stock clocks runs great on all the games I play with all high settings(Lots of AA not included).

If you use your pc for more than just gaming then the ssd will be a great improvement, but for a mostly gaming computer I would hold off till they drop in price some more.

I also would not drop money on a 570. If you are looking to upgrade then just go GTX 580(unless you find a GTX 480 for cheap), though i think your card should be able to hold you off till the next generation of cards.

Talking about sli, you could you just run the 2nd card on air?
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I have the 23" LG in my sig and my single EVGA GTX 470 at stock clocks runs great on all the games I play with all high settings(Lots of AA not included).

If you use your pc for more than just gaming then the ssd will be a great improvement, but for a mostly gaming computer I would hold off till they drop in price some more.

I also would not drop money on a 570. If you are looking to upgrade then just go GTX 580(unless you find a GTX 480 for cheap), though i think your card should be able to hold you off till the next generation of cards.

Talking about sli, you could you just run the 2nd card on air?
On air.. I would just like to put it on water as well if I sli...
Anyways..
ALL very good recommendations I know my gpu will hold me till the 6xx series comes out.
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