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post #11 of 40
The 2600k outperform the 990x in gaming since these guys will just game, oc easy and it also very fast app wise, look for yourseft here:
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu...x_9.html#sect2
Its a no brainer, 2600k for sure, even an i5 2500k should be suffice lol but do what you want.
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990x and sending my resume
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Damn wtb your job .. I used to work at alienware here in miami in the computer assembly lane back in 05-06, I miss going into work at 7 and getting out at 2/3pm

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Nice, I was a tech back then...Ugh ~ 3am wake-ups /cry.

Naw, we have a small office in the NY area...Mainly just training them for network stuff then they ship out.

My issue atm if I'm going to get the 990x is cooling...Most of them are on air with Haf 932's ~

Would the Noctua be a good solution for the core or something like the Venemous?

Some of them are using the Cooler Master V8's atm and I'm definitely not impressed.
post #15 of 40
Unless you're running VMs and such, the 2600K would be a better choice.


Use your remain budget for phase cooling.
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post #16 of 40
2600K's plus revodrives if you have so much money ... or maybe watercooling for the cards/cpus ... whatever you choose , don't go 990x cause it's just a waste if you're upgrading to IB when it comes out .
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I'll be honest...The main issue with the 2600k IMO is motherboard support...Every company that currently has an 1155 board available, in terms of service has a very bad track record with us...Asus is "okay" but, /shudder.

I was also looking at "recylcing" the 990x's in the future into a couple SR-2s...Hrm

What do you guys think of the Sabertooth//current MB's for the 1155?
post #18 of 40
maximus extreme ftw !! . you want those revodrives . their speed is just insane . you won't regret it ,
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post #19 of 40
The stock cooler for the 990x is actually pretty nice. Go w. A h50 or h70....simple and keeps things cool.

I can tell u that a silver arrow will now work w. Classified mobos
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I'll be honest...The main issue with the 2600k IMO is motherboard support...Every company that currently has an 1155 board available, in terms of service has a very bad track record with us...Asus is "okay" but, /shudder.

I was also looking at "recylcing" the 990x's in the future into a couple SR-2s...Hrm

What do you guys think of the Sabertooth//current MB's for the 1155?
get everyone an maximus extreme 4 haha, since its still be 350$ cheaper than an 990x alone
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