SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT; gaming, programming, internet, photoshop, music recording (PC DELTA 66 card)
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, case, Resewill powersuply 600w,
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe, crossfire - no
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I want to play Age of Conan on high settings. budget 600$ for upgrade, Also it will machine for programming with Tomcat running all the time on the background. Also I tend to have at least 10 different apps open
If it were me, grab the x4 so it's as future proof as possible. Also the quad will be a better multitasker. On the rosewill, you have to realize over time a PSU degrades in performance and the 4890 will probably draw a good bit of juice.