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Building a new computer soon

#1datopgamerPosted 4/10/2014 3:47:06 PM
Ok I'm going to be building a new computer soon even though I know I don't really need an upgrade or anything. I'm doing this as a birthday gift to myself in August or September. I should have about $2000 to spend at that time or somewhere near it at least. I'm guessing I'll get a i7 processor along with a good motherboard. The only thing I'm having trouble with is choosing a graphics card. After seeing the possibility of the maxwell cards being pushed back to next year I'm not sure what to get now. I currently run sli 670s and am going to be selling my current build to a family member. I'm wondering what card I should put in this new build. I was going to go with an 880 if they were released by then but now I'm deciding on whether to buy a 770 and putting it in my old build and use the sli 670s in my new build until the 880 is released or I could get a 780 or 780ti and just use that until I get money for the 800 series card. I know a single card is more stable than using sli, but I haven't had any real problems with my currently graphics cards. So I wanted to get some opinions on this matter before I make a decision.
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I5 3570k @ 4.5ghz, 12 gigs DDR3 memory, Asrock Z77 Extreme 4, 2x EVGA GTX 670 4gb SC sli, Seasonic 750w PSU, Monoprice 1440p monitor
#2datopgamer(Topic Creator)Posted 4/13/2014 4:43:49 PM
After doing some research I'm looking at this build.

I7 4770k
Asus maximus iv hero
8gb gskill Ares ddr3 2133 memory
2tb Seagate hard drive
Corsair 750d or 760t
480gb m500 ssd
5 orange case fans
H110 water cooler
750w evga super nova
780 classified or 780ti classified
Windows 8.1

Still not sure on graphics cards but I'm more than likely gonna buy a 780ti. I'll probably start buying things like the case, PSU and memory soon to cut costs a little when I buy the gpu.
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#3VIP86Posted 4/13/2014 4:52:25 PM
Go ti
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#4yarsPosted 4/13/2014 5:09:24 PM
get a 4670k and put the extra money into your video card.
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#5datopgamer(Topic Creator)Posted 4/13/2014 6:30:02 PM
yars posted...
get a 4670k and put the extra money into your video card.


Not really much better I can go on graphics card if I get the 780ti classified. But I was thinking of dropping to a 4670k. Not sure yet though.
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#6dennis941012Posted 4/13/2014 6:36:33 PM
you could downgrade the cpu a bit and SLI 780
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#7blax34dmPosted 4/13/2014 6:39:23 PM
dennis941012 posted...
you could downgrade the cpu a bit and SLI 780


Was gonna suggest this. I would but extra money toward gpu situation before I worried about the water cooler and the higher clocked ram.
#8datopgamer(Topic Creator)Posted 4/14/2014 1:03:39 AM
Higher clocked ram runs $74 as for the cooler I wanna do a bit of over clocking on the CPU to get about 4.6ghz. I wouldn't mind getting sli 780s however it would be out of my price range right now. I could however get a 780ti now and in a few months get a 2nd one if need be. I'll see if I can get the funds however before I make the purchase as I have around 4 months before I get everything.
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