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First rig, Is this everything/will it work?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Jaywray, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. JrRacinFan

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    What issues?
     
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    Yes but the point being, I already picked a Z68 board for him and he said he will be getting it. I'm perfectly chilled, just annoys me when people chip in on a thread that they haven't actually read.

    Oh and JayWray when you get your new card, if you need or want to modify the bios in any way JrRacinFan is the man. Sorted me out when I had a GTX 460 :)
     
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    @LifeOnMars to annoy him (massive troll warning)

    Ditch it all, go with an X79 build.


    j/k
    Yeah, I like the Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 as well. Very nice board for the budget. Gawd I really need some new stuff to mess with. It's been a while since I have actually upgraded.
     
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    :roll: You trolling bassa :D

    Believe it or not I'm going to be upgrading within a couple of months. Finally have a semi decent job and looking to go all out on a beast. Can't beat that feeling of all new boxed components arriving on your doorstep ready to create the magic.

    I'm also considering going into watercooling just to give myself something new to learn and get interested in.
     
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    Oh of course, no point buying a fancy getup if you're gona use 32bit!
    Ill put some pics up and tag you in them (Not sure how but ill figure it out :D)
    Ill try and be around and more active when college isn't eating up most of my time (Easter will free my life)

    Will editing the BIOS make a a decent difference? I mean I've done bits and pieces of all the other stuff, but BIOS editing is totally new to me so ill be sure to remember about Jrracinfan :)
     
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    Say what? Wait ... I missed the reference....
     
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    VVVVVVVV


    Oh and JayWray when you get your new card, if you need or want to modify the bios in any way JrRacinFan is the man. Sorted me out when I had a GTX 460


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    I think you missed the point here. We posted the 448 version which is pretty much a 570. It will murder the 6870 easily

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    The cheapest 448 core on newegg is 260 USD, the cheapest 6870 on newegg is (excluding visiontek,) is about 170 USD. You're paying 90 USD more for the 448 core. You're paying 50% more for about 20% more power. That is the point I'm making. If you want that kind of performance, you're not looking at the 6870, you're looking at the 7850 if you want to maintain that price point.
     

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