Trying to decide an upgrade.

tarheel7734

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I currently run a i7 950 and thinking of upgrading. My choices are purchase a 2600k, gigabyte z68x ud7, 16gigs of matched ram, and another gtx 580 and h70 cooler, or buy a 990x, gtx 580 and another 12gigs of patriot viper extreme. I know I really dont need to upgrade as my system is quite acceptable for most games except crysis 2 which slowes down at my 5870x1080 res with 2 gtx 580's.
 

wcarthurii

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You just have money burning a hole in your pocket.
Wait for a bit, get the H100 cooler, either a bulldozer or Ivybridge (once benchmarks post) and see what happens in the graphics realm come christmas time. there arent any planned games that should tax what you are already using coming out before then anyway. youve got enough beef for BF3, nuff said
 

tarheel7734

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That is quite an assumption seeing as how you know nothing about me or what I do on pc's. I currently run a zelman 9900max and no need to go with hyper 212. Just because you dont need something does not mean someone else will not need it.