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He got two Vertex 3's iirc if you look at his 'build log' video. But yeah he has 32gb of ram for his gaming rig which is lol and his cable management is atrocious.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DUpgrade View Post

If they don't then I wonder what CML16GX3M4A1600C9 is all about? At a cost of $110 per stick, that's almost $900 for ram plus $1100 for those two 7970s making it about a $2000 upgrade to get that kind of FPS. Video was hilarious though, I enjoyed it.

CML16GX3M4A1600C9 is Vengeance not Doms. Anyways, the guy edited to say 32gb lol.
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post #23 of 106
eh it's all good..I for one..am jelly biggrin.gif
 
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That's Swifty, a pretty famous Warrior player in WoW. He used to be pretty darn good back in the day, I saw his pvp videos years ago. He's a gamer guys, not someone trying to eek out every last bit of perfection out of his PC.

That hardware is probably all sponsored tbh, so before a ton more people come on and call his rig a failure, there's some knowledge for ya.
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He bought it with sponsored money yeah xD
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post #26 of 106
Let me reiterate,

There is 32GB of RAM

not 128, not 64, but 32.
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post #27 of 106
The cable management really is awful that's my only issue with it.
    
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post #28 of 106
Quote:
Originally Posted by m3t4lh34d View Post

Also regarding the 2 7970s being overkill for a single monitor setup,

They are overkill for 1080p. WAY overkill.
Small tweaks can be made to the visuals if needed.

120hz panels are a different story.
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that logic is also flawed as 1 7970 can barely get 50-60fps avg in BF3 @ 1080p maxed, :

GTX's handle BF3 much better then Radeons do.
I play BF3 at 1600P nearly maxed at 2560 X 1600 smoothly.

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and thats even after an overclock. 50-60 fps avg is NOT enough for smooth multiplayer FPS gaming on a 120hz display, :
This statement doesn't make any sense.
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i want my computer to make that noise i love classic avp
 
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post #30 of 106
GTX 580s are most definitely slower then 7970s in BF3. With my 7970 and everything maxxed I just did a fraps run and averaged 73FPS on Wake Island so while I would agree a singe 7970 is enough for one moniter I could see why someone would want 2 if they had the disposable income.

Plus how awesome would it be to play BF3 supersampled?
    
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