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post #11 of 19
Depends on how you use your rig. I have a single 6950 and I am very happy with the performance level I am at right now. The SSD was one of the best purchases I made with my rig though. Its great. You've got a good CPU and a good GPU already. The SSD is the one upgrade that is actually going to give you noticeable improvement. Wait for Ivy or whatever comes after that.
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post #12 of 19
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So would getting a USB 3.0 and sata 6 mobo not be worth it?
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post #13 of 19
CF and SSD first, then Ivy Bridge when it gets released next year.
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
So would getting a USB 3.0 and sata 6 mobo not be worth it?
No. It's just a waste. At least for me.
You can both in in next generation system.
Just be patient and wait for them.
Your system is more than enough to tackle any games and application.
And of course it is far from slow.
    
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post #15 of 19
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So this is what Im thinking.... get another gigabyte 6950 and unlock it, get 2 Accelero XTREME Plus Hs and a 40gb Mushkin Ssd
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post #16 of 19
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So this is what Im thinking.... get another gigabyte 6950 and unlock it, get 2 Accelero XTREME Plus Hs and a 40gb Mushkin Ssd
That would completely kick ass!
 
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post #17 of 19
Quote:
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So this is what Im thinking.... get another gigabyte 6950 and unlock it, get 2 Accelero XTREME Plus Hs and a 40gb Mushkin Ssd
Is the Mushkin SSD 6gb/sec?
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post #18 of 19
I was in the exact same boat you are now i7Stealth1366. The allure of all the SB overclocks were yelling at me to make a switch, but I ended up staying with my i7 920. I did upgrade my motherboard to an ASUS Formula III Rampage as my previous motherboard was just giving me too many issues with overclocking. I did follow everyone's suggestion about adding an SSD and purchased a Crucial C300 128GB SSD. I have to say it's nothing short of amazing and I cannot believe I waited this long to get one. It will absolutely speed your system up without a doubt.

I was also on the fence about a second vid card, but decided to go ahead and get another 5870 for my rig to run Crossfire. So far it has worked out great and I feel like my machine will be fine for a while, or at least until the next best thing comes along.
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post #19 of 19
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Is the Mushkin SSD 6gb/sec?
Nope Sata II
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