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post #1 of 19
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Path #1 keep mobo and CPU and get second 6970 and SSD

Path #2 Upgrade mobo and cpu to SB or BD

Path #3 Upgrade Mobo to Gigabyte G1

Or save the money and buy a completely new rig.

All input will recieve rep thanks!
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post #2 of 19
I would keep your current rig and go with the second 6970. Your rig is very good for now.

Edit: That SSD would be nice also.
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post #3 of 19
I think you are good where you are, seriously. would SB be that much of an upgrade?

But I would get a small (30 - 60 gig) SSD drive to load your OS onto. You will see a huge jump in speed moving around windows after that.
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post #5 of 19
Why on earth sidegrade to SB? Sure it's benches are better but in real world performance it would be a sidegrade. Up the GPU power and hold out for IB/BD.
 
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post #6 of 19
SSD + second 6970...SSD alone will bring you major improvements You'll love it...and 6970 CF will max out anything
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post #7 of 19
Yep, Path #1 sounds best.
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post #8 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Komder View Post
SSD + second 6970...SSD alone will bring you major improvements You'll love it...and 6970 CF will max out anything
This, only this
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post #9 of 19
My vote is Path#1, but without the SSD, wait a bit longer on that, gotta let pricees settle down more
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post #10 of 19
Do you really need that much firepower for single 1080p monitor?
A single HD 6950 or 6970 should be enough for single 1080p monitor, no?
I'd say wait for Bulldozer and see how well it works against Sandy Bridge.
#1 is a good option only if you used Eyefinity for game.
    
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