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Also if I go with 2 Toxic cards what would a suitable size PSU ?
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by C4RT3R View Post
Also if I go with 2 Toxic cards what would a suitable size PSU ?
I'd go for a quality 650-750w to be on the safe side.
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Corsair ATX 650 or 750 i recommend as always. Or try Enermax/Antec/TT equivalents. Check this Seasonic.
Edited by TerrabyteX - 10/13/11 at 7:28pm
post #14 of 29
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Thanks for the advise on PSU's. Also found the Newegg PSU Calculator.

http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html

I did the following in there:

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4
Motherboard : High End - Desktop Motherboard
Video Card - AMD HD Radeon HD 6950 x2
Memory - 4GB DDR3 x 4
Optical Drive - DVD-RW x1
Hard Drive: 7200RPM 3.5" Hard Drive x3

This gave me - Our recommended PSU Wattage: 919 W. So I went with the following as a build with that 919 W in mind.

I added the two video cards for possible future use in the psu calculator. After sitting here looking at all the components I want to get and different combinations with price in mind I came to this build.

AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Deneb 3.5GHz CPU.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819103894
ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX Motherboard.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131655
SAPPHIRE Toxic Radeon HD 6950 2GB Video Card.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814102951
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 RAM .
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820145347
KINGWIN Lazer LZ-1000 1000W PSU.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817121068

It all comes to the grand total of $935.80 CAD with tax, shipping and combo prices included. Was aiming for under $1000 on this build, and will prob buy the second video card after Xmas. So does this build look good ? nothing conflicting or incompatible ?
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post #15 of 29
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AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Deneb 3.5GHz CPU.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819103894
ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX Motherboard.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131655
SAPPHIRE Toxic Radeon HD 6950 2GB Video Card.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814102951
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 RAM .
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820145347
KINGWIN Lazer LZ-1000 1000W PSU.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817121068

It all comes to the grand total of $935.80 CAD with tax, shipping and combo prices included. Was aiming for under $1000 on this build, and will prob buy the second video card after Xmas. So does this build look good ? nothing conflicting or incompatible ?
I would drop the RAM down to 8GB and bump up the x4 to an x6 1090T, otherwise it looks good.
post #16 of 29
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I would drop the RAM down to 8GB and bump up the x4 to an x6 1090T, otherwise it looks good.
Hummm I did the x4 cuz it was a combo deal with the psu, let me see if any x6 has a combo deal with the psu, and yeah 16gb of ram a little bit over kill huh ?
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post #17 of 29
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Hummm I did the x4 cuz it was acombo deal with the psu, met me see if any x6 has a combo deal with the psu, and yeah 16gb of ram a little bit over kill huh ?
Ah I didn't see that. 16GB ram is good for bragging rights? I chose to do it on mine for purely aesthetic reasons (black and red dimms for the black and red slots ).
post #18 of 29
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Also I should have pointed out in my research I found most games will only use the 4 cores why I went with 970 @ 3.5Ghz / core instead of the 6 cores 1080t @ 3.2Ghz / core. If that makes any sense ? OMG LOL I was thinking of getting 2 blue 2 black for the exact same reason.
Edited by C4RT3R - 10/13/11 at 8:43pm
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post #19 of 29
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Originally Posted by C4RT3R View Post
Also I should have pointed out in my research I found most games will only use the 4 cores why I went with 970 @ 3.5Ghz / core instead of the 6 cores 1080t @ 3.2Ghz / core. If that makes any sense ? OMG LOL I was thinking of getting 2 blue 2 black for the exact same reason.
That makes sense, it just seemed like for the price of $20 more 6 cores might be the way to go. If you got a package deal by all means go for it.

As far as the colored RAM goes, heres an older pic of how mine looked so you can get an idea:
post #20 of 29
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That makes sense, it just seemed like for the price of $20 more 6 cores might be the way to go. If you got a package deal by all means go for it.

As far as the colored RAM goes, heres an older pic of how mine looked so you can get an idea:
Awesome looks good, I think I seen that mobo in newegg while i was looking around, it's one of those more expensive edition ones huh.
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