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post #11 of 56
I am guessing you are doing video encoding, cad, photoshop, c4d, or other inherently multi-threaded application?

For a gaming build, 16GB of ram and a x6 cpu is completely unnecessary. You could have gotten better parts for the money.

And if you really wanted to do crossfire on the cheap, should have hit up 6870's, they are really good bang for your buck.

Coming to that point, unless you are doing those applications, which I doubt since you are 16, is there any way you can exchange this build? let me know.
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post #12 of 56
I think that for the price, you could have done better. Not going to be crappy at games but I think the reason everyone says this is a poor build is because there isn't a good price-performance ratio here.

For the price of the GPUs, you could have had two B-Stock EVGA 550TIs. The 1090T isn't the best for the gaming, I would have got a cheaper AMD x4, and then got an AM3+ board so you could upgrade easily.
    
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post #13 of 56
If that were my build, I would have white led's shining out. The build is already red, let the natural color flow.
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post #14 of 56
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I think that for the price, you could have done better. Not going to be crappy at games but I think the reason everyone says this is a poor build is because there isn't a good price-performance ratio here.

For the price of the GPUs, you could have had two B-Stock EVGA 550TIs. The 1090T isn't the best for the gaming, I would have got a cheaper AMD x4, and then got an AM3+ board so you could upgrade easily.
Dude his 2 graphics cards are like level with a single 5770 and a 5770 is by no meens a good GPU to game on these days.
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Dude his 2 graphics cards are like level with a single 5770 and a 5770 is by no meens a good GPU to game on these days.
Yeah but if you have a budget of $450 or something, a 5770 would be a decent choice.
    
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Yeah but if you have a budget of $450 or something, a 5770 would be a decent choice.
His budget was way over $450.
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post #17 of 56
Good build, but the graphics cards.. You should go for 6870 crossfire I had 6870 CF and it was amazing. Even the one 6870 was on level with my mates 6950. Have a great day ^__^
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post #18 of 56
Average build to be honest, but with it being so close to Bulldozer you should have opted for AM3+ and the GPU is seriously lacking. Oh well, live and learn!
post #19 of 56
Yea...cool build, but definitely money could be spent better. People on here, like myself wish we could take your money and make it work better for you and get you a much better system. The GPUs are not worth it today imho, unless you got a great deal on them. The 16GB ram is overkill. 8GB newegg special every other day for $50 would have been best bet. Beats by Dre are overpriced as well...man its tough lol. Glad you are happy though since that is what matters. And being 16 is not an excuse!! Also, do you really need a Blu-Ray burner?
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post #20 of 56
OK build, but despite the CrossFireX, your GPUs have 400 stream processors each, which is half that of a Radeon 5770's. Also, if you really want bang for buck when it comes to the mobo, might I suggest an ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 - 890GX chipset and unofficial (on teh sly) AM3+ support.
     
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