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You havent told us your Res. Anyways Gratz on the build and a 570 is a great card

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post #22 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post

You havent told us your Res. Anyways Gratz on the build and a 570 is a great card

I will be only gaming on a single 1920x1080 screen (120hz) but I will be dualling it up screen wise with an identical screen.

Just checked the courier tracking, parts will arrive this morning while I'm at work... And they are being delivered to my work address, could be a fun lunch of staring at parts tongue.gif
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post #23 of 29
that means we'll be gettin build updates anytime...right wink.gif
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post #24 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post

can always sli the 570 down the road and be really fired up!

I always say, a single card configuration is always better.
But if you want SLI, go ahead.
    
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post #25 of 29
Congrats, but don't forget the internet maxim: Pics or it didn't happen! tongue.gif
post #26 of 29
Sounds like a good build, and a huge jump too. A simple and powerful build.

Remember to check out Seans guide to getting the most of the SSD and Win7 (if you are using win7)
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds/0_50

Might as well get it right the first time smile.gif

Have fun with it!
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post #27 of 29
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So, been working all day, finalising a move, and it is now 11pm, got work tomorrow, and I'm tearing down my current case and build, cleaning and the likes, to make way for the new parts. Still debating whether or not to do it tonight...
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post #28 of 29
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Well guys, have finally built the thing, am in the process of tweaking the SSD, installing updates, etc etc at the moment, haven't had a chance to test its full potential, but here's a picture:
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Quite literally just moved into a new room at my mate and his parents' place, so I don't have a desk right now, so this will do during the initial stages of setting it up tongue.gif

The CPU is idling very nicely at 30-31 degrees according to CoreTemp while I have it set to the lowest fan profile. The H80 gave me hell while trying to install it, so very happy it's working nicely!!

Any suggestions on what I should do while setting it all up...? Good programs or utilities to have...?

Thanks for all the comments, so unbelievably keen on pushing this thing to the max!!!
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post #29 of 29
Unless a better product was shipped with either your 570 or your motherboard, I'm quite fond of the MSI Afterburner OC utility.
CPU-ID is also nice for a quick overlook of your PC's stats.
For more detailed stats there are either EVEREST or SiSoft's SANDRA.

Then there are a couple of benchmarks.. Just so you can brag with your awesome scores wink.gif
3DMark have different versions of benchmarks, you're probably most interested in the 3D11 benchmark.

If you had anything else in mind feel free to specify the needs!

and Gratz on the nice rig
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