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New cpu? from 975x to -> 980x or 970?

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#1
hey guys! :toast:

wich cpu do you suggest to me? i'm running a nice 975X, but wan't to upgrade!
wich chose ?

i7 970
i7 980X ?

both six cores ...my goal is to get 4.7/4.8ghz ht on for benchmarks, wich of the both cpu listed can to easy this speeds?!

is the 970 so different from the 980x ? (unlocked multiplier apart)

:rolleyes: thanks
 

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#2
Considered a switch to a SB 25/2600? I believe the SB bitches them chips and does 5ghz pretty easily.
 

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#3
no sandy, i just want to change cpu!
 

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#4
You're willing to spend another $1000+ more just to be slightly faster? May as well go with 990X.
 

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Depends on what you are using your PC for. I think its pointless to upgrade to 6 cores right now for your average uses, but if you are one of those power users, 970 gets my vote, because its about half the price of the 990x and still give you 6 cores.
 

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i use pc for benchmarks and games.... ordinari benchmarks wich 3dmarkvantage & company :)
 

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i use pc for benchmarks and games.... ordinari benchmarks wich 3dmarkvantage & company :)
In that case stop upgrading and use the money to get Berlusconi's girls :slap:
 

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#8
hey guys! :toast:

wich cpu do you suggest to me? i'm running a nice 975X, but wan't to upgrade!
wich chose ?

i7 970
i7 980X ?
:twitch:

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In that case stop upgrading and use the money to get Berlusconi's girls :slap:
:laugh:
Problem is .. Berlusconi's a multi-billionaire, so the guy can always outbid poor old p3gaz_001 XD

Nice idea though :p
 

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are u guys trolling?
i hate berlusconi! :wtf: :shadedshu

ps i need & have only a girl, the one in my avatar.
Well, this is TPU, and we like to joke quite a bit. No, I suppose no one like Berlusconi, but if you ignore that my point still stands: your rig is perfectly capable, no need to upgrade just yet
 
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are u guys trolling?
i hate berlusconi! :wtf: :shadedshu

ps i need & have only a girl, the one in my avatar.
Nah mate.
I think the general consensus here is, why on earth would you even want to upgrade from what you have?
It seems such a waste of money, but if you don't care, then go for the already mentioned 990X
:)
 

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Well, this is TPU, and we like to joke quite a bit. No, I suppose no one like Berlusconi, but if you ignore that my point still stands: your rig is perfectly capable, no need to upgrade just yet
OK, then i'm in the right place! i've asked that just to know ..... well let me be more precise, i'd like to change cpu because i'm about to get a second 580, and i do not want to be bottlenecked from the actual cpu :wtf: