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Old 10-22-2015, 10:22 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks again for all the help. Just ordered a 250GB 850 EVO and 12GB of DDR3 (4GBx3). I figured the price wasn't too much more than the 8GB so would just stick that in and be good with it. Once I get those up and running I'll look into OC and a liquid cooler.

What's worse now is I am getting a bug to do another fresh build with the latest and greatest components! I don't NEED that level of performance right now, but it would be fun to do another build. I suppose I should be thankful that my current system from 2009 can still perform pretty well.

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Old 10-22-2015, 11:25 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Yea I wish I would have had an i7 920 or 960 when I first went Intel because I never would have dumped money into anything else after that.

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Old 10-22-2015, 03:56 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I'll be away this weekend but now I've gotten the urge to put the 920 into use, maybe when I get home Sunday I'll get to work on moving all the files to the storage drive, I'll SLI my two Vtx 470's in it, won't be a gaming beast but will work well enough for what I want it for.

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