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post #41 of 77
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Build looks good AI, the one thing I'd change is the PSU.

Not that it's not a great unit, as it is a fine, fine PSU. But it's way more than you actually need. It's even more than you'd need if you added another 6970.

A good solid 750W-850W is all you need for this build, and if you think you might want to get a third 6970, get a 1KW unit.
u call antec high current pro 1200 not a great unit!!
I cant beleave it....
Its one of the best psu avialable in the market,
its better than corsair ax1200
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post #42 of 77
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Shouldn't I get a 1200w PSU for higher overclocking headroom?
Overclocking doesn't take up that much power not sure what it is but it's nowhere that if your system consumes 500w and you OC it will consume 700w it doesn't affect your power rating by THAT much.
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post #43 of 77
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Here is a more proper gaming build.

CPU- i7 2500k $225
MOBO- GIGABYTE GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3 $160
RAM- 8GB Mushkin Enhanced Blackline $145
HDD- Samsung F3 1TB $65
SSD- Crucial M4- $150
GPU- 6990+6970 Crossfire- $1000
Case- HAF X- $200
CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14- $90
PSU- AX 1200- $280

And there you can max out any game out right now at more than 60 FPS plus you have $120 left over.
6990 is pretty damn noisy, and I'm not even sure you can xfire two different GPUs? Also, would 6970+6990 be better than 580x2?
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post #44 of 77
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6990 is pretty damn noisy, and I'm not even sure you can xfire two different GPUs? Also, would 6970+6990 be better than 580x2?
It's noisy at 100% but you should get into water cooling later and eliminate the noise, also 6990 is two down clocked 6970's therefore it can crossfire with one regular 6970, and it is much better than 580x2, and beats 580x3 also.
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post #45 of 77
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It's noisy at 100% but you should get into water cooling later and eliminate the noise, also 6990 is two down clocked 6970's therefore it can crossfire with one regular 6970, and it is much better than 580x2, and beats 580x3 also.
what on earth u are telling?
Stop spreading wrong information,
3x gtx580 is faster than hd6990+hd6970
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what on earth u are telling?
Stop spreading wrong information,
3x gtx580 is faster than hd6990+hd6970
Here are the benchmarks to prove it
and here
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Chargers WOOT! Sorry for OT couldn't resist.
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Here are the benchmarks to prove it
and here


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post #48 of 77
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u call antec high current pro 1200 not a great unit!!
I cant beleave it....
Its one of the best psu avialable in the market,
its better than corsair ax1200
Please, read again, carefully this time!!
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post #49 of 77
Better than the AX1200?

Sigh.

I was just about to unsubscribe from this thread too.
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another build http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=23620888
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