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The K versions are much much much more overclockable. smile.gif

I have OC'd all my desktop systems.. so K it is.. ty! smile.gif
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I would highly recommend getting a couple HD 6950 1GB's over the 560 Ti's. The 6950 has proven to be faster than the 560 Ti, as well, tests have shown that the 1GB 6950 performs as well as the 2BG version due to the GPU not being able to utilize more than 1GB of memory (can you say cash grab?).

http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/2...iast,2664.html (shows 6950 xfire vs 560 ti sli, as well as 6950 1GB vs 2GB)

http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/2...ndex,2674.html (more charts XD)
A member here at OCN posted a video proving he was being bottlenecked in metro 2033 because he only had 1GB of VRAM, so it's smart to get 2GB of vram to be prepared for the most demanding games to come.

As for your build, my suggestion, do not waste so much money on that RAM! lol 8-8-8-24 timings can be reached very easily and that's almost the only difference between that Corsair $124 pack of RAM, and this $30 RAM from G.SKill. You could get 8GB of RAM for less than Half the price of that corsair package.

Good PSU choice.

Unless you really, really want 6 PCIe slots, I recommend saving a little more money on your mobo and instead of that EVGA board, grab this Asus P8P67 Pro, three PCIe slots ready for three GPU's. You should be set. A near by friend of mine was getting over 100 FPS with three 570's in the beta, I'd love to see what he gets in the real game on ultra though... Easily must be remaining over 100.

The 2700k is just a bit wasteful, I don't think I'd get it even if I had plenty of cash for it... I'd say go 2500k right now, or wait for SB-e if its really only in a few weeks (middle of next month). I'll make my next suggestion based on the price of the rig with the 2500k.

I'd recommend getting three 2GB 6970's from Sapphire.

Here's a shot of what I would do with your budget and most of the parts you picked:



Add $5.99 shipping to the subtotal to get the Grand Total. Just under $2100.

EDIT:

Oh snap...It's just over budget My bad, thought I read $2.2k
Edited by rivaldog - 10/25/11 at 2:58pm
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A member here at OCN posted a video proving he was being bottlenecked in metro 2033 because he only had 1GB of VRAM, so it's smart to get 2GB of vram to be prepared for the most demanding games to come.

As for your build, my suggestion, do not waste so much money on that RAM! lol 8-8-8-24 timings can be reached very easily and that's almost the only difference between that Corsair $124 pack of RAM, and this $30 RAM from G.SKill. You could get 8GB of RAM for less than Half the price of that corsair package.

Good PSU choice.

Unless you really, really want 6 PCIe slots, I recommend saving a little more money on your mobo and instead of that EVGA board, grab this Asus P8P67 Pro, three PCIe slots ready for three GPU's. You should be set. A near by friend of mine was getting over 100 FPS with three 570's in the beta, I'd love to see what he gets in the real game on ultra though... Easily must be remaining over 100.

The 2700k is just a bit wasteful, I don't think I'd get it even if I had plenty of cash for it... I'd say go 2500k right now, or wait for SB-e if its really only in a few weeks (middle of next month). I'll make my next suggestion based on the price of the rig with the 2500k.

I'd recommend getting three 2GB 6970's from Sapphire.

Here's a shot of what I would do with your budget and most of the parts you picked:



Add $5.99 shipping to the subtotal to get the Grand Total. Just under $2100.

EDIT:

Oh snap...It's just over budget My bad, thought I read $2.2k
I can go over.. just wanted to stay @2k.. I have a 60gn SSD OZC vertex 2.. so I am going to just slip the SSD out..I just will be taking it out my laptop.. no big deal...
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They are good drive, but they are also overpriced. The F3 will outperform it. Which is why i stated to swap it out when it comes back in stock. You should also wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday if you can. Prices should drop and you should be able to save some $$$.

EDIT:
Here is a link to the F3, you can usually find it on sale for $70.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=Samsung%20F3
Is this the same drive?

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Is this the same drive?

SSF3
yes but that one is $100 new
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Updated parts on page 1 guys... leave me some feedback
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yes but that one is $100 new
do you think they are worth 100?
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Sell your truck and buy me a 560.
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do you think they are worth 100?
imo no 1 TB HDD is worth $100. its just a data drive anyways if you are with a M4 64GB SSD. I'd only buy it for $70ish.

EDIT: Also, you should change the GPU link to this one, they are cheaper.

EDIT2:
Also, you should ditch the EVGA board, they tend to be overpriced. Asus, Gigabyte and ASRock are all quality boards and not as overpriced.

Here is a better board for less. It supports PCI 3.0 and should OC better than the EVGA board, the ASRock Mobo has bigger and more heatsinks.

ASRock Extreme4 Gen3 P67
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/26/11 at 6:24am
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But does the Extreme4 have the NF200? I know the Extreme 6 and Extreme7 does

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