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post #21 of 31
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Originally Posted by B-rock View Post
When the prices drop a little more I may end up another SSD or two.

Also I'll be willing to trade my 6970 + 450 for one of your 580's

So upgrades I may get soon:

Sound Card
2nd 6970 (price drops)

Any brand recommendations you guys suggest?
I probably would have taken you up on that, if my 580"s" were normal 580s and could be split apart
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Id change your overclock- i7-2600K 4.5ghz @ 1.27 seems really conservative with H100 cooling

Everything else looks really good, nice pc.
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post #23 of 31
You could always get a headset instead of a sound card... I love my G930 head set.
    
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post #24 of 31
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I've already got a Razer headset that I am more than happy with.

About my OC: I love having big numbers don't get me wrong, but I also loving having a decent number and really low vcore/temps. P95 for 10 hours I capped at 62c.
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post #25 of 31
Sound card but only if you have quality set of headphones. It wont' make much difference if you are using some cheapo set.
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post #27 of 31
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Originally Posted by Strat79 View Post
Sound card but only if you have quality set of headphones. It wont' make much difference if you are using some cheapo set.
If you had quality headphones, why would you need a soundcard? Couldn't you just run out of your video card, or CPU into your decoder. And then from the decoder into the amp, then to the headphones.
Maybe I'm wrong, but anyone with high quality headphones shouldn't need a sound card should they. You would already have a seperate headphone amp, and some sort of high end unit to do your audio decoding for you.

Another question is do you need voice chat through your headphones? If not then there are some really good options out there, that would blow away the gameing headsets.
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post #28 of 31
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Yes, it needs to be a gaming headset. I have my own vent server that me and a lot of RL friends talk on. It's nice being able to keep in touch with friends that are at college.
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post #29 of 31
2 6970's would be killer!!!
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post #30 of 31
Upgrade these:
OS: To ultimate.
Graphics Card: To gtx 590.
Sound card : to Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion,get gpu cooling for gtx 590 oc'ing.
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