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post #11 of 16
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No I'll just be playing on 1080p for mostly MMOs. Do you knof of a good 6870 that I can SLI also a good 580 incase I go single card for now then later SLI.
post #12 of 16
6950 man unlock it too a 6970
post #13 of 16
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6950 and unlock it to 6970 speeds i think is the best bang for the buck?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102945
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1488/9/

It's hard to find HD 6970 CF reviews, but this is one and it doesn't seem to do all that well compared to the 6870 in CF.
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post #14 of 16
The Gene-z is mATX, so it could be hard to add a sound card later. Otherwise I like the board.
I'd get a single gtx 580, put on a nice waterblock and overclock it if it can't game to your satisfaction. I like Nvidia simply because some games do use PhysX. Not enough though.

Once your rig is watercooled it gets difficult to work on/debug. So make sure it is running smoothly before switching over from air to water.

Have fun!
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Does that motherboard not come with an onboard sound card? Any one last thing, what's a good 580? I know there's several types out there
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Does that motherboard not come with an onboard sound card? Any one last thing, what's a good 580? I know there's several types out there


a good gtx 580? if they are anything like atiamd radeon cards, one with a reference design board. I couldn't help you much there.

I don't think I have seen a retail motherboard without sound yet. That doesn't mean you are going to want to use the onboard, since it is (pretty much)universally crap.
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