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Am I the only one mad I paid for a 680 when could just got the 670?

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System Name Cogito Ergo Switch
Processor i7 3930K @ 4.8Ghz
Motherboard Asus Rampage IV Extreme
Cooling Custom Water (CPU/MB/GPU Blocks, 420+240rads PP)
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws Z 2133 9-11-10-27 @ 2380 9-10-10-28
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX670 FTW 2GB SLI @ 1344core/7648mem + EVGA 650Ti PhysX
Storage Samsung 830 256GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB WD10EZEX (Games/Apps) + 1TB WD10EALX (Prog) + 2x 320GB WD/HGST
Display(s) Dell U2412HM + U2312HM + 2x P2212Hbe + Viewsonic 21.5" 1680x1050
Case NZXT Switch 810 White - MODDED
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium HD PCI-Express
Power Supply NZXT HALE90 850W - Custom Sleeved Cables (White, No Heatshrink)
Software Windows7 Pro x64
That happens for sure! But you end up finding another hobby after a while. For me I used to be big into shooting and competition in IDPA.....then I had my first kid come along and found out I needed to be home more so I started messing with computers......then my second one came along (because I was always home) and computers became to expensive.....then my third came along and now I'm praying for sweet death to take me.
Ha, I used to be really involved in IPSC and other "practical shooting" competitions too. Still can't get rid of my Sig P226E2 or H&K USP.45 Tactical ;)


On another note, this has thrown yet another wrench into my build plans. The 670 seems like the sweet spot, especially the prospects of a 4GB 670 for less than a 2GB 680... I have not even made up my mind between Ivy Bridge 3770K or SandyBridge-E!
I wonder if the 670 4GB models will have full coverage blocks, though? The lower TDP makes me think that it would be possible to run a good overclock on both the CPU and the GPU with a single radiator at the top of my Switch 810 (push/pull, of course)...