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THIS would also be a good alternative
    
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Heh I have heard nothing but BAD AND UNSTABLE about that crazy 3 in 1 phase change cooler.

Can the TT armor fit a 1kw PSU? The 830 stacker can't.
And do you think water is worth it for GPU and chipset? I don't plan on overclocking the GPUs too much, and that zalman fan should keep them at a nice temp.
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If you are worried about room in your case, and price is not a major concern, I would recommend the U2-UFO from MountainMods.

IT is so big, you will almost certainly be able to fit your phase change inside the case. Also, it has a ****load (9x 120MM) of fans for great airflow, as well as plenty of room for WC setups as well. The construction quality is great.

It is, however, very expensive (349.99), but with a 6k budget, it's your choice.

Link: http://www.mountainmods.com/index.php?cPath=21_32
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For your optical drive check out the BenQ DW 1655. Very fast load times.
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BTW yeah the 7950GX2 is two cards packed into one but it is still cheaper than dual x1900. ($550 vs. $800-$1000). Wouldn't you say that it does a good job for it's price or am I looking at the wrong benchmarks? Not to mention Quad SLI can probably kill crossfire, and it's not like it's hard to do, the only reason Nvidia held back official quad SLI drivers is pressure from companies like alienware and falcon nw. Single 7950 beats single x1900, dual x1900 beats single 7950, dual 7950 (quad sli) beats dual x1900. Am I missing something? I don't know maybe crossfire is not the right way to go.
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post #66 of 310
For the price its nice but thought you have 6k.
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For the price it's good yes. But there still seem to be issues with drivers and such. It would not be my fav. pick
    
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Well I'm going crossfire anyway but I don't think you guys are giving the 7950 a chance.
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Just too many trouble with drivers at the moment. It it weren't so expensive, I'd be willing to fight with drivers and so on... but not for this amount of money That's my opinion.
    
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Well anyway I'm still a bit skeptical about buying a x1900 for $350 when the same exact one is selling on the same site by a different brand for $550. I know they are the same chip... but maybe some companies have lower quality control or something?
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