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    ROG Member Array Molsunbrue PC Specs
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    MotherboardAsus Maximus Hero VII
    Processor4790k devils canyon OC'ED to 4.8 Ghz
    Memory (part number)32 GB of HyperX 2133gz
    Graphics Card #1MSI GTX 970 tiger
    Graphics Card #2MSI GTX 970 tiger
    Monitor3 BenQ RL 2455
    Storage #1720 GB SSD RAID 0
    CPU CoolerCorsair H60
    CaseRosewill Thor
    Power SupplyINWIN 1200W Silver cert
    Keyboard Steelseries APEX [RAW]
    Mouse Steelseries SENSEI
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    Mouse Pad Steeelseries
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    More Question on a new build

    Ok guys new question.

    I'm looking at a 3 way sli build ( i run my home pc at 5760x1080p). now i was wondering if i should get a board with a PLX or just buy the 5820k. i was informed that the 4790k is the better choice that why i was wondering if a plx chip would be worth it because the 4790k is a beast of a processor. Before you ask i mostly play WoW, BF4, Civ 5 and a few other games (all at ultra). i will be taking parts from me current build and incorporating them into the new one

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Deon017 PC Specs
    Deon017 PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS Rampage IV Extreme Black Motherboard
    ProcessorIntel Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition
    Memory (part number)Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY32GX3M4A2133C11 32GB
    Graphics Card #1Asus Poseidon GTX 980Ti
    MonitorAsus Rog Swift 27" 3D Monitor
    Storage #1ASUS RAIDR Express 240GB PCI-E SSD
    Storage #2HDD: Intel 520S 240GB SSD
    CPU CoolerEK Supremacy Elite CPU Waterblock for Intel 2011
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 900D Super Tower Case
    Power SupplyCorsair AX1200i Digital ATX Modular Power Supply
    Keyboard Logitech G19s Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse Asus ROG Gladius
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    I believe your GPU's have lots more to do with how you want to run your graphics, but you have already stated that it's a SLI setup, between the CPU's, I would go for the 4970K before the 5820k, that said the X99 MB's has newer technology. If it is mostly gaming you will not go wrong with the 4970K.

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    i would say it depends on the monitor connectors, and what sort it is.
    is it dvi? is it DP/mDP, is it HDMI?
    theres a upcoming new motherboard gen coming now this summer.
    if you are not in a hurry you can wait and see whats coming out.

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