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Single 580 will be great, get the Lightning (or Direct CU II if you have room) and you can have some fun overclocking. It's built like a tank
   
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Single 580 will be great, get the Lightning (or Direct CU II if you have room) and you can have some fun overclocking. It's built like a tank
i have no idea what is that and how to do overclocking
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post #53 of 71
MSI GTX 580 Lightning

Asus GTX 580 Direct CU II

Overclocking will probably be something you'll want to learn about in the future, but either way both cards are solid as is

Gainward GTX 580 Phantom
^These are available in some countries as well to give you a good selection. Those are the three designs I would personally pick from.
   
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post #54 of 71
For a case the HAF X should be sufficient for any rig, but if you find that that is two big/expensive, go with the Haf 932 as it is a great mid tower.


For cooler and board I can't help you with, since I am not that well learned with the SandyBoard Socket and what coolers and boards utilize it. (Though if the Hyper 212 plus also works on those boards, than use that, as it has served me well!)
    
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post #55 of 71
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yes i'll learn how to overclock cpu and gpu...will take time. anyway thanks and please see my old post for suggestion on remaining things
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post #56 of 71
Deffinately go with Sandybridge 2600k. The 1366 chipsets are pretty much dead, don't get me wrong though, they are great processors. But they are obsolete. For brands, pretty much anything evga or asus will have you sitting pretty. If you have the budget for it. SLI some evga 580's with money you will be saving from not getting a 990x. 60gb ssd for a boot drive (ocz vertex III if you can get your hands on it, not sure what lowest GB model is, but you really don't need ssd for gaming). For sound card, if you want all out for BF3, pick up either asus xonar stx or creative x-fi titanium hd and get yourself some audiophile headphones. When it comes to a case, look into a HAF or lian li. I got the corsair 800D...nice but the hotswap bays in it are junk imo. hdds and ssds would randomly stop being read. Also, depending if you wanna watercool or not. XSPC has great newbie kits for a reasonable price if you want to overclock. Or if you don't plan on that and want something quiet and somewhat efficient, corsair H50/60/70 coolers, think they have a h100 now. They are good, but suck for overclocking. RAM, g skill, crucial, ocz, corsair, kingston, all good brands. PSU...I've had my corsair tx850 for about 2 1/2 years now, still truckin strong. Couldn't recommend corsair anymore in that dept.
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Um Really? If you game like a real man(Quad SLI) the 990X is best. So the 990X is better in more situations, so its the best for gaming.


Dude your silly, this is what I quoted from your post and I said it was true in my post a few posts up:


Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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Buy two GTX 570's
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yes i'll learn how to overclock cpu and gpu...will take time. anyway thanks and please see my old post for suggestion on remaining things
Check out the nzxt phantom for a case, Plenty of reviews posted all over the net
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+1 for Phantom, it's purdy
   
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