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post #11 of 21
Welcum to OCN!

About your build, you don't even come close to 850 watt for single card rig. A quality 500w is enough for even overclocking headroom. If you haven't bought the ssd, Crucial C300, M4 are a few reliable models to look at. The rest looks PROMISING
    
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post #12 of 21
Nerd lol.


Seriously though, I love OCN too, welcome and have fun.
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Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post
Welcum to OCN!

About your build, you don't even come close to 850 watt for single card rig. A quality 500w is enough for even overclocking headroom. If you haven't bought the ssd, Crucial C300, M4 are a few reliable models to look at. The rest looks PROMISING
I'm getting the big boy to do crossfire two of those in the future, probably around Christmas time.

As for my SSD, I ended up getting a Corsair Force 3 60GB in a great combo on Newegg:

http://promotions.newegg.com/Gigabyt...%2f696x288.jpg

It's much faster than the Plextor or the Crucial, and it's Corsair! I'm going to buy another one of the same drive (if I like it) around the time TOR comes out so that I can put some games on an SSD.

Thanks for the advice and all the warm welcomes!
    
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Hey. Welcome to OCN! Sounds like you're starting out right, too.
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Holla
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post #16 of 21
hi and welcome!
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Welcome to OCN
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post #18 of 21
Hello there. I'll go ahead and say that this is by FAR and above the most civil forum you will likely find. The Intel/AMD flamewars are usually brief and isolated, and we all understand that the other person has points that are usually just as valid. Except for Apple fans. We don't have much patience for them here.

Anyway, welcome!
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Replaced with 42 W/hr aux battery Mint 17.3 1280x800 Dell 65w Dell Adapter 
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Not telling AsRock something Pixel Pusher 2 x 8 GB AMD Radeon RAM @ 1600mhz (All the VM's) 
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post #19 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post
Hello there. I'll go ahead and say that this is by FAR and above the most civil forum you will likely find. The Intel/AMD flamewars are usually brief and isolated, and we all understand that the other person has points that are usually just as valid. Except for Apple fans. We don't have much patience for them here.

Anyway, welcome!
True there.

Most other forums ive seen are well..
Can't say anything else but 100% stubborn trolls.

And welcome to OCN!
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post #20 of 21
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Uh oh. My parts are here! I have to wait till Friday to put this thing together though!



Now I'm considering an IPS monitor, which means I'm considering adding another video card. Someone stop me.
    
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