Upgrade or Wait? (Z97 or X99)



Manic Mouse
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Joined: 02/01/2007
Posts: 125

My 2 year old X79 + I7-3930K + AMD HD 7950 + SSDs + 64GB memory system is going to be more than enough for my needs over the next few years - especially since I am now retired.

I don't put the heavy workloads on it that I used to anymore.

Mark Baker

Gigabyte Z79X-UD5H, Intel i7 4790K @4.4Ghz (stock speed), 32gb G.Skill RipjawsZ 10-10-10-30 PC3-12800, Sapphire HD 7950 3GB, OCZ Vertex 4, Vertex 3, Intel 510 & Adata SSDs, wrapped in a CoolerMaster HAF XM case

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Joined: 12/30/2008
Posts: 1116

Been running an X58 setup since August 2009 so it's nearly 5 years old now and does everything I need adequately. The only real upgrade I did was last month from a GTX 295 to a GTX 670 because of DX11 Watch Dogs.

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Joined: 12/31/2000
Posts: 5061

Upgrade or Wait? (Z97 or X99)

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