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Old 10-29-2009, 03:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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the 5870s are sold out and that mobo supports triple channel, says in the specs.
wow, i stand corrected. i assumed that since it had 4 slots, it would support dual not triple channel. thats weird though...

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Old 10-29-2009, 07:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Going with the i7 920 like you all recommended. I can always and very likely will upgrade at some point in the future so no need to spend all kinds of money on it now.

I don't do massive OC'ing, just minor stuff so i'll have to change the MOBO, looking at the Asus P6T, it's pretty cheap relativity speaking.

I don't know why but i always end up with ATI cards, i'll keep an eye out for the 300, but 5870 is looking good. Anyone know when more are going to be on the market?

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Old 10-29-2009, 10:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Every week or so its seems. Just set auto-notify and keep checking your e-mails The gt300s won't be out till february soo you won't have to worry about them for a while.

Its worth it to wait and buy the 5870, not much point in spending the same amount of money for lesser, last gen cards.

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