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A 3570K should be plenty fast enough for trifired 7970s. Water cooling would be ideal but seeing as it's an unnecessary cost in your eyes stock cooling should be plenty, just be ready for a bit of noise. Make sure you have a power supply with a high enough capacity for the wattage the 3 GPUs will run at and ensure you have enough power cables for all 3 cards. It's going to take a pretty strong power supply to power all 3 cards as well as the rest of your computer.
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What's up with the haters..let him be. Long as you're happy nothing else matters.

No need to get into personal **** on here.

Shouldn't be a bottleneck, lot of power right there
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A 3570K should be plenty fast enough for trifired 7970s. Water cooling would be ideal but seeing as it's an unnecessary cost in your eyes stock cooling should be plenty, just be ready for a bit of noise. Make sure you have a power supply with a high enough capacity for the wattage the 3 GPUs will run at and ensure you have enough power cables for all 3 cards. It's going to take a pretty strong power supply to power all 3 cards as well as the rest of your computer.

Yes, but I realized waiting for the 3820 + a very similar board is only like $30 more, so I think socket 2011 will be a better choice for me. Once I get a job, I might save up and water-cool the whole thing. Until then, I'm fine with stock cooling. smile.gif
     
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Here's a tip. If you don't want to be trolled, dont ever say that you're 14 and you're buying stuff that people 20+ cant afford because we have bills. It's never worked out in a good way for any OP, ever.

Good advice; last time I'll make that mistake. thumb.gif
     
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