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Is It Worth Waiting


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Nov 6, 2007
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Im in the market for a new computer, and i want to know whether its really worth waiting for the Penryn Quad Cores?

i had wanted to go an SLi rig, however the new ASUS Maximus Extreme Mobo i was looking at, doesnt support it, only Crossfire.

And im not an ATi or NVidia fanboy, i just want to go with whats good, so i just wanted to know whats the difference between SLi/Crossfire. Coz that will determine whether i go with 2 x R680's when they come out, or just go one 8800 Ultra...
Oct 28, 2007
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System Name Pegasus
Processor AMD Ryzen R7 1800X
Motherboard ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero
Cooling Custom 480mm EK Loop
Memory 4 x 8GB G.Skill TridentZ RGB 3000MHz
Video Card(s) 2 x Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X OC
Storage Samsung 960 EVO M.2 500GB / Samsung 840 EVO 250GB
Display(s) 2 x 23" LG IPS234V
Case Corsair 900D
Power Supply EVGA SuperNova G3 1000W
Mouse Logitech G700s
Keyboard Corsair K95 RGB
Software Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit
Wait a little...and as for vga I think you'd do good getting the R680's.