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post #11 of 18
get the 840 from newegg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103921

using new customer code NEWGEEK25
itll be $85
post #12 of 18
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Hey with the Newegg deal I can get $25 off.

Whats the best deal. 640 for $90 +tax, 955 for $115 +tax , or 965 for 125+ tax

Is there any headroom difference between the 955 and 965?? Or am I paying for an overclock I can do myself?
Edited by noahhova - 3/31/11 at 7:22am
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post #13 of 18
your cpu is a bottleneck but wait for buldozer see how that turns out and get one of them bad boys
post #14 of 18
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Im thinking I will get a bulldozer CPU when they come out anyways. Still want an upgrade now!!

So as per my previous question. Any headroom difference between the 955 and 965? Can L3 cache be unlocked on the 640?
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Bump for advice! I want to pull the trigger right now. My newegg account is open!!!!
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post #16 of 18
for the us customers both 955 and 965 are $140 or $115 with the code

but at newegg.ca the 965 is $10 more and you need to pay $5 for shipping

the 965 has more oc head room, worth the $10 imo
Edited by ffejrxx - 3/31/11 at 8:28am
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Originally Posted by noahhova View Post
Im thinking I will get a bulldozer CPU when they come out anyways. Still want an upgrade now!!

So as per my previous question. Any headroom difference between the 955 and 965? Can L3 cache be unlocked on the 640?
A few members here have traded their 965s for 955s. I don't think the extra money is worth it. And I believe the 640 is locked down, so no L3 cache, though it shouldn't make too much of a difference.
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Damnit all that and the code doesn't work for Canadians..........uuuugh!!
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