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post #11 of 18
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Not being able to take advantage of SATA III worries me also not having USB 3.0....
Sata 6, you mean
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post #12 of 18
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Sata 6, you mean
SATA III= SATA 6GB/s

SATA II= SATA 3GB/s
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post #13 of 18
Oh pssh, nomenclature nomenclature. The only time you'd see a difference in II vs III is with an SSD and read times. For example, here's a drive I want.

Now there IS a difference of 265 vs 355MB/s read. But 265MB/s is awful quick.

But hey, if your mind's made up. Just flip for it. People like me make arguments like this because we're broke.
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post #14 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
The only problem I have is that my motherboard is not USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB and if I am upgrading motherboards I may as well get a new processor so I figured I should just upgrade to another platform.
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ummm wait on that for a little while, not a whole lot out there thats worth the usb3/sata3 yet and the stuff that is out that is worth it.... I wouldnt trust over my sata2 hdds
post #15 of 18
I feel future proof enough with my 860! You're Nuts!
post #16 of 18
Your system is fine, save some money and wait for either Ivy Bridge or Haswell. Almost nothings uses usb 3 or sata 3.
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post #17 of 18
Unless you get a great deal on the H50, I'd at least look into the newer H60/70. I'm not really a big fan of these "water" coolers myself and only got my H50 because it was $30 new and I had clearance issues with larger air coolers.
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post #18 of 18
Quote:
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My thoughts: a 4GHz 920 and an unlocked 6950 ISN'T enough for you? Gracious. Are you batman?

I'm not Batman.. I'm t0adphr0g



and I hope my sig PC is future-proof for at least a few more months.
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