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Originally Posted by Mystxc View Post
So if I'm liquid cooling would it be smarter to just buy one GTX 580 and liquid cool it and overclock it?
why r u again and again going for watercooling...it will be huge hassle for u...if u want to get cooling so bad then get accelero extreme custom gpu coolers and put them on the gpu's...even this will be a hassle...

in all honesty u dont need to cool any of ur components except for cpu..that too if u plan on ocing...

so make sure to get supercool cabinet with good airflow and a really good custom cpu cooler...those will be better investments instead of cooling the gpu's....
post #32 of 51
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Originally Posted by ghost_z View Post
why r u again and again going for watercooling...it will be huge hassle for u...if u want to get cooling so bad then get accelero extreme custom gpu coolers and put them on the gpu's...even this will be a hassle...

in all honesty u dont need to cool any of ur components except for cpu..that too if u plan on ocing...

so make sure to get supercool cabinet with good airflow and a really good custom cpu cooler...those will be better investments instead of cooling the gpu's....
Okay so... Gtx580 no oc no liquid cooled and as long as the case has decent airflow I should be good?
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post #33 of 51
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Originally Posted by Mystxc View Post
Okay so... Gtx580 no oc no liquid cooled and as long as the case has decent airflow I should be good?
even with ocing a gta 580 or 2x gtx 570(whichever u r getting) u dont need watercooling...
its more like if ur tempratures r uncontrollable then try ur hands on liquid cooling...
opting for liquid cooling is mostly based on 2 things
1) to look cool and show off..
2) to do extreme overclocking without worrying about temperatures....

i cant say about the 1st category but u definitely r not of the 2nd category...

i think u r getting what im trying to say here...

there r numerous people out there who r running their processors at 5ghz on air cooling and graphic cards at 1ghz on air cooling....
post #34 of 51
personally i would go with 2 gtx 570s they will be way faster than a single 580. the 580 is 500 bucks and 570 is 300 so for 100 bucks more you get way better performance. About the watercooling if you spend a good amount of time researching it you could do it. It is entirely unneccesary but it does look cool. If you spend some time researching computers you will be able to make your own educated decision on what is needed or wanted.
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edit: I just went on newegg and built a very fast computer for 2000 including 2 gtx 570, i7 2600k, 800d(for watercooling), ax1200, 4gb ram and classified motherboard. This in extremely fast and now you have 1000 for a great watercooling build that can definetly handle 2 gtx 570s and a 2600k.
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post #36 of 51
if its your first build just do one card. a GTX 580
 
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post #37 of 51
this triple slot 580 will be cooled nicely .... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121429
 
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post #38 of 51
why does having a first build require one card. Its not like sli is difficult
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post #39 of 51
Get 2x6970s instead of 570s.
    
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Originally Posted by Asus956 View Post
not double, more like 70%
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