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post #1 of 29
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After extensive research and A LOT OF BENCHMARK VIEWS later, i've decided to take the plunge. Going to get me a BD build as my primary gaming system. According to the Guru3d benchmarks, it didn't do half bad against the 2500k and almost matched at par with the i7-2600k when oc'd...ALMOST. So here's my proposed build.

P.s- To all Intel trolls out there, if bagging on my build is the only thing on the table, then please keep out. There's nothing you could say about BD that would surprise me. I know about all the negativity surrounding it as well as it's strengths and weaknesses. I already know it's not as good as the 2500k. That being said, lets move on:

Fx 8150

Cooler Master HAF 932

Corsair AX1200W

G.skill Ripjaws F3-14900CL9Q-8GBXL @ 1866 Mhz

Asus Crosshair V Formula

XFX Radeon HD 6990

Cooler Master V10
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A pleasant surprise :)
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post #2 of 29
Let us know how it works out. I am curious about microstutter with the new AMD chips.
post #3 of 29
I'd go with a Corsair H80 or H100. Those things just get too damn hot!
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idk man the 8150 might bottleneck your 6990, I'm waiting for the 2nd gen BD so AMD has time to work out their failings

that being said, I don't think an BD would impact gaming in any significant way since it's the GPU that does most of the work.

Good Luck on your build
   
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post #5 of 29
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Originally Posted by InterestedThirdParty View Post
idk man the 8150 might bottleneck your 6990, I'm waiting for the 2nd gen BD so AMD has time to work out their failings

that being said, I don't think an BD would impact gaming in any significant way since it's the GPU that does most of the work.

Good Luck on your build
I kinda figured that. Plan to keep it at 4.7 Ghz or even try pushing it to 5. might switch over to watercooling for that.
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post #6 of 29
u could go less on the psu unless ur going to xfire latter
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post #7 of 29
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
u could go less on the psu unless ur going to xfire latter
Originally planned on quad x-firing 2 6990's but that would bottleneck the crap outta the system.
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post #8 of 29
Horrible case, much better newer options out there. Overkill PSU, you would be fine with 650 watts. V10 is not that great for what it is. Corsair A70 is on sale right now for $24 AR.

Other than that I'm jealous! I want BD!
post #9 of 29
That would bottleneck the crap out of any system unless you're using crazy high resolutions lol
Edited by Allen86 - 10/16/11 at 10:38am
    
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post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by PunkX 1 View Post
Originally planned on quad x-firing 2 6990's but that would bottleneck the crap outta the system.
wow, what are you? made of money, lol

I agree with some of the other posters, a H100 would be a better choice than a V10
   
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