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No love for sandybridge?
Just what I was thinking. A 2600k would be nice!
 
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what about these replacements for the graphics cards and the psu?

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Get some super cheap GTX 465s and Tri-Sli them. They go for like $135 open box and are slightly better than 460 1gbs.
 
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Personally I think you should go 2600K, tri sli 570s, drop to 4 gb of ram (if you go sandy, if you don't then 6), get a different PSU (neither the original one listed or the Ultra one). But neither yours or this sound like 2800 dollar builds...maybe becuase water (true water cooling not ALC) isn't involved.
    
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Get some super cheap GTX 465s and Tri-Sli them. They go for like $135 open box and are slightly better than 460 1gbs.
Wrong, the 460's perform better than the 465's.

Drop the PSU, Drop the 3 560's.

Corsair 850 - 1000w and 2 570's maybe tri-sli them

Drop the X58 setup and get sandybrigde 2500K, you will save allot of cash there and get better performance per clock. 2600K if your bothered about HT, Even though HT reduces performance in games.

Keep the H70, good coolers, and everthing else looks fine.
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Wrong, the 460's perform better than the 465's.

Drop the PSU, Drop the 3 560's.

Corsair 850 - 1000w and 2 570's maybe tri-sli them

Drop the X58 setup and get sandybrigde 2500K, you will save allot of cash there and get better performance per clock. 2600K if your bothered about HT, Even though HT reduces performance in games.

Keep the H70, good coolers, and everthing else looks fine.

NOT wrong, they overclock well and have more SPs.
I've been through 3, the memory always clocked higher and the lowest clocking one I had did 865 core.
 
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go sandy bridge 2500k with a 580 in my opinion. and change the psu to one of the following brands: antec, cooler master, seasonic, enermax, silverstone or thermaltake. havnt really heard any good things about ultra..
post #18 of 32
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go sandy bridge 2500k with a 580 in my opinion. and change the psu to one of the following brands: antec, cooler master, seasonic, enermax, silverstone or thermaltake. havnt really heard any good things about ultra..
Ultra, like CM low-mid end stuff, is a hit or miss affair that most wouldn't rely on super heavily. CM/Antec is good for their high end stuff and Antec has a few good cheap-os.
 
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Seriously, go Sandy Bridge.
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What's your budget? Why are you holding back? Three 560s? Heh...
    
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