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thanks guy for all the help i appreciate it, been looking for a site where people know what there talkin about
you found it hands down
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im not at my 4 gig limit 70% while playing beta vram now thats another story
BF3 only uses 1.4GBs while in-game for me..O_o why would you need 5-6gbs of ram.
post #33 of 39
beats me maybe he got alot running in background
post #34 of 39
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so a better tower and 2 6870s should do the trick, and hopefully a new tower will keep the heat down, is there anyway to monitor your graphic card heat?
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so a better tower and 2 6870s should do the trick, and hopefully a new tower will keep the heat down, is there anyway to monitor your graphic card heat?
some good software, i use MSI afterburner.
    
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i checked with speedfan everything is 50 - 60 temperature.
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some good software, i use MSI afterburner.
+1 thats what i use also
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+1 thats what i use also
thanks. not sure if it was worth rep though.
    
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what is a good case for expensive rigs?, my case is not that good i have 1 fane on the top of the case and 1 on the back thats all.
there are tons. look for cooling and cable management first.

recommendations: cooler master haf 922, fractal design arc midi, fractal design R3, corsair 500r & 600t, cooler master 690 II advanced

just a few i can think of off the top of my head
    
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