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post #21 of 30
I say go for two 590's and the 990X, you can fold on the unused threads, there will be a lot of them
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post #22 of 30
Not sure if this thread is serious.

This is a terrible comparison because the 2600K does just about the same in performance and does so at 2/3 the cost.

All you get are more cores with the 990X which is utterly useless for your application.
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Not sure if this thread is serious.

This is a terrible comparison because the 2600K does just about the same in performance and does so at 2/3 the cost.

All you get are more cores with the 990X which is utterly useless for your application.
you mean 1/3 the cost.
    
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post #24 of 30
Troll tread.....
All that is not needed my pc back in 1999 could do this.
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post #25 of 30
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Originally Posted by slickwilly View Post
i say go for two 590's and the 990x, you can fold on the unused threads, there will be a lot of them
ftw.
    
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post #26 of 30
i gave you this advice in your other thread,and i still think
its valid even though you went from a 55" to a 46".those 3D TV's are hard to power man

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if you have the money then get the classified SR-2 and two of these cpu's

Intel Xeon X5680 Westmere 3.33GHz

and stick with 12GB of ram and buy 2 or 6990's or 2 580's for a super setup
to play crysis and watch HD movies on your 55"
any ways i thought you said you had two 990x's in this thread?
dual I7 990 extreme cpus at once

but it really seems like trolling is your hobby?
    
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post #27 of 30
so you are just going to be watching movies on these things??? lol!
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post #28 of 30
why not just 3x GTX 590's SLI, don't forget your 1200watt PSU. Also you have to get your water done or you will never hit 5Ghz. Also you better make sure you put in 32GB of RAM.
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post #29 of 30
Yeah, both are massive overkill, an AMD quad would do you great for what you need, hell even a dual core.
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post #30 of 30

3D movies, might bottleneck the 990x @ stock speeds, i'd invest in a watercooling loop so you can hit 7gigawatts.
Here's how you can get your system to watch 3D movies...

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