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good job looks awsome thumb.gif

Im almost done for now, And I love the performance boost of the 2600k, I really didn't expect that much of an improvment over the 1100T but man. And also thats a really good starter water kit to get people into the game. I learnt so much putting that one it, I would recommend it to everyone for the price.

And thx man, I also just ordered another 7970 so that should be here in a about 10 days,( Dont tell my wife rolleyes.gif ) And then that should be it for a bit.
Edited by Bravo2010 - 2/21/12 at 3:55am
 
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what speed is your ram?
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what speed is your ram?

It's 16 GB @ 1600 MHz 1.5V-1.65 but runs solid (timings easy to adjust on my MOBO)I can OC it but I dont see the point right now, I also picked up 4 2000 rpm fans to push/pull on the rad (thats why I went bottom install) and some LEDs to go with the Blue UV fuild.

450
Edited by Bravo2010 - 2/21/12 at 4:00am
 
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A quality 750w will EASILY handle a 2600k and 7970 crossfire.

sorry, but i don't think so
i think an 850W Earth Watts is must
    
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A quality 750w will EASILY handle a 2600k and 7970 crossfire.
sorry, but i don't think so
i think an 850W Earth Watts is must

I was a little worried too, Im going to try my PSU for now , I read some tests done on this PSU and they said it maxed out @ 856 watts. And if I need more juice I'll upgrade the PSU to 850 I also dont plan to OC the cards
 
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when you go crossfire you will diffently want to over clock them
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A quality 750w will EASILY handle a 2600k and 7970 crossfire.
sorry, but i don't think so
i think an 850W Earth Watts is must

+ rep

'cause afaik that's right! thumb.gif

For for the single 7950!

AMD is good value for money.. But sometimes it works out better going for an Intel rig (Better performance) at no-minimal costing.! thumb.gif
 
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+ rep
'cause afaik that's right! thumb.gif
For for the single 7950!
AMD is good value for money.. But sometimes it works out better going for an Intel rig (Better performance) at no-minimal costing.! thumb.gif

Hold up guys, I wasn't even the one the said a 750 would be good for 2x7970 but when I bought it didnt plan to crossfire the cards. With that said I've read many things online with people that have crossfired the 7970 with a good 750 watt PSU which I have. So we should also remeber that the 7970 is new and also uses LESS power then previous HIGH END gpus. Alot of new tech is going that way, EG the HDD's and 1.5v performance ram all of which runs as good and better then previous gens that used higher voltages. Also the 2600k uses less power with 1.30v CPU, My old 1100 ran 1.48v I think Im going to be OK, I'll keep you guys posted
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Hold up guys, I wasn't even the one the said a 750 would be good for 2x7970 but when I bought it didnt plan to crossfire the cards. With that said I've read many things online with people that have crossfired the 7970 with a good 750 watt PSU which I have. So we should also remeber that the 7970 is new and also uses LESS power then previous HIGH END gpus. Alot of new tech is going that way, EG the HDD's and 1.5v performance ram all of which runs as good and better then previous gens that used higher voltages. Also the 2600k uses less power with 1.30v CPU, My old 1100 ran 1.48v I think Im going to be OK, I'll keep you guys posted

Fair enough, i was just going off what i'd heard and what i'd personally do.. You are right though! tongue.gif
Your overclocking potential may be somewhat limited though smile.gif
 
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