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I bought a 980x a few months back but what should i do with it?

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I bought one from miahallen a few months back and it works amazing... i've tested it at 4.4ghz stable but other than using it to bench a few times i haven't touched it in over a week now.

I was wondering whether to sell my sb rig and use the cash to buy upgrades for the 980x rig i have or should i sell my 980x rig and buy upgrades for my 2600k rig?

fyi... i am running caseless with my 980x rig
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Depends what you use your computer for... Though I would say sell the 980x now while it is still worth a bit... (IE before IB).
 
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Depends what you use your computer for... Though I would say sell the 980x now while it is still worth a bit... (IE before IB).
that's exactly what i was thinking,

i might come off with enough cash if i eventually sell my 1155 stuff to get a new 2011 platform...

do you think that will be possible? (i am keeping my watercooling stuff though)

EDIT: i use my computer for a wide range of things and some include using multi-threaded apps... rendering, simulations, etc, with my 2600k overclocked i don't see that big of a difference, opinions?
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/16/11 at 7:26pm
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post #4 of 9
i would sell the 980x
post #5 of 9
980X is like $800, right?
$325 vs $800 is a no brainer if you don't need 6 cores/12T.

I was dead set on getting a 990X early this year, but when I heard of SB's hitting 5 ghz on air at reasonable volts and 990x's NOT having reasonable volts and not exceeding 4.5 ghz easily unless you go water or better, answer was easy...
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Since you don't really use it much, I'd sell the 980x and save it for something new. Lately 980x have been selling for $650-700.
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post #7 of 9
Yea sell the 980x before that suckers takes a nosedive in price and you can only sell for 1/3 the price...
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post #8 of 9
Sell Sell SELL!
post #9 of 9
Usually this is the question you ask before buying something

Personally, I'd sell the 980x while it will still fetch a decent amount of cash, and put that to use. The CPU alone could pay for a decent set of upgrades, not to mention the 1366 mobo, ram, etc.
Edited by tehmaggot - 4/16/11 at 8:00pm
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