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I only game on my new cheapo rig right now since gaming isn't productive and I hate investing in something that's not producing more money than I put in
    
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I ended up buying this: GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD4 and the xspc 750 rx360 water cooling kit along with a gtx 580 again. I went over my limit but oh well. The video card killed me
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Why did you sell your GTX580 for $400 then buy another one again @ full price? I'm just wondering.
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Why did you sell your GTX580 for $400 then buy another one again @ full price? I'm just wondering.
Well when i sold it, i had in mind that i was just going to pocket the money and wait for the 590 but after all was said and done....

I had no spare vga.... my bad
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post #15 of 23
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Originally Posted by Dromihetes View Post
Any mobo under 150 dollars sucks big time.This is bad as you need to struggle to have the money to make a good system.
Some time ago i always considered 100 dollars mobos enough, it seems it s not enough .
Less luck involved.


Uhhh I have had 40 dollar motherboards last longer than 400 dollar ones.



Cost isn't everything
post #16 of 23
Step down to i5 2500k unless you need HT.

$100 right there.
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sorry man but already bought everything

the 2600k i bought already has been binned and it looks like the limit was at 52 multi with 100fsb

at 1.46v

will run at 1.4 v at 48 multi 100fsb

so 24-7 at 4800mhz
Edited by badatgames18 - 3/17/11 at 4:26pm
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you can cancel the order if it has not shipped yet do it NAO!
    
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post #19 of 23
Boards with 16 phase power, utilizing ferrite core capacitors, cost more!
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Boards with 16 phase power, utilizing ferrite core capacitors, cost more!
what exactly are you talking about lol.... which board do you speak of?
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