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December 27, 2012 12:51:31 PM

i7 920 (C1) @ 4.0ghz , Water Cooled (54C on Prime95)
ASUS P6T Deluxe V2
EVGA GTX 660 FTW SIG 2
3x2gb OCZ Reaper 1866mhz ddr3
Kingston Hyper-X 120gb SSD
WD Caviar Black 1TB HDD
PC Power and Cooling Silencer Quad 750W PSU
27" ASUS 1080p LED display


So I have a little bit of money to spend and i'm curious what people think my system could use. Notice any bottlenecks? I have a second identical 660 on the way to run 2-way sli with. I've been playing far cry 3 and haven't been blown away by the performance...

Im assuming RAM is a big one.. i dont know what to get though. I have 6 dims (tripple channel) and it seems most modern ram doesn't come in 3 packs. Ive been looking around and cant find anything I like.

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December 27, 2012 2:01:19 PM

Your system is very similar to mine. I was recently in the same boat and desided to go with an SSD. I had been on Windows Vista with no issues, but upgraded to 7 for Trim support. I am completely happy with the system. In your case I think the only upgrade that makes anything worth while is a video upgrade. Two 660's should scream.


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i7 920 @ 4Ghz w/ Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme
Asus P6T x58
3x2GB G.Skill DDR3 1600 8-8-8-21
ASUS GTX 680(GPU+150/MEM+500)
Dell 24in Professional P2411H LED LCD
Intel 330 Series 240GB SSD
1TB Samsung SpinPoint F3
Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer
PC Power & Cooling 750w PSU
Thermaltake ElementS Case
December 27, 2012 3:23:14 PM

Second monitor?
I recently got an extra and really wonder how I did without it now I have it.

Otherwise save your cash
December 27, 2012 3:30:02 PM

I have a 22" display I use for multitasking business purposes, but nothing requiring extra power really. Im never gonna do 3x display gaming or anything. The main thing I want is ram, 6gigs isn't what it used to be. I cant decide what to get though.
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