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Old March 21, 2011, 06:03 PM
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I left with an i7 2600k i didn't buy the motherboard while i was there because they didn't have the one of the few that i wanted in stock im curious i have 8 gb of gskill rip jaws pc16000 from my i5 computer is it okay to recycle that ram or should i order some new ram when i go to get my motherboard, also are 460GTX's in slI worthy of this cpu? or should i go and buy a 580GTX and if i buy a 580GTX should i keep one of the 460GTX's in the computer as a physix card or should i sell both as a pair
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Old March 21, 2011, 06:26 PM
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Keep the ram and 2 gtx 460 1gb (not SE versions) are basically a gtx 580... a 5% performance gain is not worth the $200 IMO.
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Old March 21, 2011, 06:32 PM
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or you colud try selling the 460gtx and get a new card if u wanted
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Old March 21, 2011, 06:40 PM
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re-use ram and GPUs (unless as mentioned above you want to sell off your 460 and upgrade...wouldn't do it myself).
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Only a dual-GPU card, or two higher-end cards in SLI would be able to trump your two 460s. Keep them, re-use the RAM, and you shouldn't see any bottlenecks.
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Old March 21, 2011, 07:00 PM
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Awsome, gonna keep using my 1gb 460GTX's they're still in the box's fresh from the rma :) so basically only my ram and power supply is going to be re used, well my h50 cooling too but i might look into real water cooling :) any suggestions for a motherboard! i was looking at the sabertooth 1155 but after my little incident with my 1156 sabertooth i think i will dodge asus this time around.
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