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Old February 17, 2011, 07:30 PM
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well... it would be better if you tell us your computer specification... and what resolution do you prefer to use...
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Old February 17, 2011, 07:31 PM
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and which GPU, that's the question for games.
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Old February 17, 2011, 07:34 PM
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again... depend on your resolution...

low resolution = gtx 560 ti and overclock it
high resolution = unlocked hd 6950 2gb

so you dont want to tell us your old computer... :?
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Old February 17, 2011, 07:44 PM
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It will be a single 1080p monitor, or possibly my two 720p monitors in eyefinity. My old computer is irrelevant and same with gpu, I'm more concerned with the CPU and if I will regret getting a i7 950 in a few months time. Gaming is the only reason for upgrading if you didn't pick that up already. Thanks for everyone who has responded :)
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Old February 17, 2011, 07:46 PM
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if I will regret getting a i7 950 in a few months time.
idk about you but i sure would, especially if you overclock
SB is the only cpu i would buy right now
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good. go with the 1080p one now.
6950 2gb for gpu,dont look for anything less.
and of course 2500k. screw 1366 :p
or dont buy anything till dozer hits? but that will be a little while.
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Just make sure that if you buy the 2500k that your mobo is covered under the replacement/repair plan!! There is a limited time window where you can get your chipset fixed... if you buy too late they aren't covering you!

Yep, otherwise 2500k all the way if you will overclock!
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Old February 17, 2011, 09:32 PM
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yeah i agreed with dantgx about amd bulldozer (or new i7)... just a few months away...
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